Comparison of Slaves and Indentured Servant through Perception by Owners
|Question # 40551||Writing||3 years ago|
document analysis:runaway servants/runaway slaves:
step 1-research-collect data for runaway slaves and servants using the following website: http;//www2.vcdh.virginia.edu/gos/browse/browse main.php
the following worksheet is to assist in your search http;//www2.vcdh.virginia.edu/teaching/jamestown/inden runaways 1.html
step 2-analysis-gather the following information from the ads;
similarities and differences in the lives of slaves of indentured servants
similarities and differences in the skills/jobs of slaves and indentured servants.
step 3-writing-use the evidence from these primary sources and from secondary sources. Write a 2 page 12 point font,times new roman,1" margins, MLA format. Write the essay in response to the following prompts: How did owners perceive slaves compared with how they perceived indentured servants? Why were the attitudes toward slaves and indentured servants similar/different?
step 4- document the sources using in text citations and provide a works cited page on the last page.
please also use the following books as well; From the Folks Who Brought You The Weekend;A short illustrated history of labor in the united states,new York;The new York press,2001 by murolo,priscilla and a.b.chitty. Major Problems in the History of American Workers. Houghton Mifflin,2003 2nd ed. Boris,eilleen and Nelson Lichtenstein.
length of page should be 2 pages
Slaves and Indentured Servants’ Servitude - Outline
I. Comparison of Slaves and Indentured Servant through Perception by Owners
A. Slaves were more perceived as personal property compared to indentured servants
B. Slaves were perceived as worthless people compared to indentured servants
C. Slaves were perceived as tools for free service contrary to indentured servants
II. Reasons why Attitudes towards Slaves and Indentured Servants were Similar
A. Both the slaves and indentured servants were considered as low class people
B. Both were bought and could be sold to other owners
III. Reasons why Attitudes towards Slaves and Indentured Servants were Different
A. Laws after the Civil War era gave the indentured servants rights possession rights
B. Indentured servants had hope in their future contrary to the slaves