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Slavery and the Making of AmericaPolitical caricature depicting black and white men and women interacting
Time and Place Slave Memories Resources The Slave Experience

The Slave Experience: Men, Women & Gender
Intro Historical Overview Character Spotlight Slave Clothing Personal Narratives Original Docs
Original Documents Men, Women & Gender

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Court Records and Reports
Sentencing of two white women
Speeches and Sermons
"To the Women of the Republic"
Address of Sojourner Truth
Pamphlets and Broadsides
Excerpt from MISCEGENATION INDORSED BY THE REPUBLICAN PARTY
Newspaper Articles and Classifieds
Excerpt from "'Profits of Farming'-Facts and Figures" from the SOUTHERN CULTIVATOR
Classified from the REPUBLICAN VINDICATOR
Journals and Diaries
Page from the Eustatia Plantation Account Book
Narratives and Memoirs
Excerpt from THE LIFE OF JOSIAH HENSON, FORMERLY A SLAVE.
Excerpt from the NARRATIVE OF THE LIFE AND ADVENTURE OF HENRY BIBB, AN AMERICAN SLAVE.
Excerpt from INCIDENTS IN THE LIFE OF A SLAVE GIRL. WRITTEN BY HERSELF.
Excerpt from THE COTTON KINGDOM: A TRAVELLER'S OBSERVATIONS ON COTTON AND SLAVERY IN THE AMERICAN SLAVE STATES.
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