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Slavery in America

Summary: Essay discusses slavery in America during this era, and what a slave family dealt with on a daily basis, from working on a plantation, to attempting to escape.
For this assignment we were asked to read the book Modern Medea written Steven Weisenburger, which deals with slavery in the mid-nineteenth century. In my paper I will discuss how the book portrays the daily life as a slave, the issue of freedom, and the racial realities during this time. This particular book tells the story of a slave by the name of Margaret Garner, who one day escaped from her plantation in Covington, KY, and took along with her Robert which was her husband, her four children, and Robert's parents. They loaded up on a stolen wagon and rode it down to the ice covered Ohio River where they would use that to cross over into the state of Ohio which was a free state. Once they had successfully made it across, Margaret and everyone who came along headed to a safe house, which was owned...

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