Slavery Essay | Student Essay

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"Against the Tide"

Summary: This essay evaluates and discusses the feelings and thoughts of a slave. It also explains how many slaves revolted as a cause of slavery.
The story, "Against the Tide", and the poem, "Invictus" talk about slavery. They tell you about how slavery is really bad, and how many slaves revolted as a cause of slavery. It also tells you the thoughts and the feelings of one slave. These stories will help you understand the horrors of slavery and how bad slaves were treated.

The story, "Against the Tide" took place in 1839. Fifty-three Africans were brought over to the new world, on a ship called The Amistad. The word Amistad means "friendship" in Spanish but clearly they did not want to be friends. The Africans were kidnapped and were going to be slaves the new world. They did not want this to happen, so they revolted and took arms killing two crew members. They told the people to go back to Africa, but they got lost and headed north east...

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