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What were slaves' lives like?


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June 17, 2009 3:02AM

The slaves were treated very poorly. They were paid no money for any of their work. They were also property to their owners, meaning they were not treated like an average human should. Their names were gone, and instead of names they were called of numbers.

Ex.: "John Doe" was a slave, but instead of the masters/owners calling him by "John Doe", they would call him by.... let's say the number "428".