Short Essay Questions
1. Who dies in Chapter 1?
2. What is significant about the fact that Henry Townsend owns slaves?
3. Who was Henry Townsend's first slave?
4. Who is Augustus Townsend?
5. For whom does Elias carve a doll? What is significant about this doll?
6. Why does Robbins continually raise his asking price for Henry Townsend's freedom?
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