Examples of slavery in modern times are numerous. For example, Child slavery has commonly been used in the production of cash crops and mining .
The Case for Reparations . Two hundred fifty years of slavery . Ninety years of Jim Crow. Sixty years of separate but equal. Thirty-five years of racist ...
7. Compare Fitzhugh’s portrayal of slaves with that of free laborers.
As noted in the answer to question 9, Fitzhugh portrays slaves as happy, content, secure, and at ease with life. Free laborers, on the other hand, lead precarious lives, threatened by exploitation and starvation, oppressed and denied their rights, burdened by the cares of life during their productive years and faced with penury in their old age.
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