Amos Fortune: Free Man - Auctioned for Freedom Summary & Analysis

Elizabeth Yates
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Auctioned for Freedom Summary

Amos built a home on his new farm with the help of his neighbors. Over the next few years, Amos added to the home and the comforts within from the money he made with his tanning. Amos took on two of the Burdoo boys as helpers in his business. Celyndia attended school, despite occasional moments of prejudice that made her unhappy.

After years of trying to help the Burdoo's, the town finally forced Lois to put her two oldest children up on vendue. They in which they would be auctioned to the lowest bidder in order to aid the town in caring for them. The town would provide clothes and medical help for these people, while the winning bidder would provide food and shelter in exchange for services rendered by the indigent person.

Amos learned of this vendue and attended it. Amos bid...

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