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A Plantation was a World in ItselfIts the dead of summer and sweat drips down the face of an Africa slave His brittle bones are almost to weak for him to walk another line of the cotton fields when he falls face first into the dirt and he screams for his life while hes thrashed repeatedly by a whip That is the picture that appears in my mind when I hear of slave plantations The image of a plantation is a world full of crops animals slave huts slaves and the Big House All of these elements of a plantation make a plantation a world in itselfWhere in a plantation full of slaves are all of the slaves suppose to be housed Slaves were kept in an arrangement of houses called slave row On slave row the houses were built for slaves and animals There were no real floors and most of the time there were no windows The houses werent put together that great so when a storm hit it was a bad night of sleep for all They fit about 10-12 slaves per hut and the children slept on the dirt They had a single blanket and a pillow made out of woodSlaves were up very early to start their work on the crop fields The major crops were corn and cotton The slaves used mules to help the plow the fields to get their quota of 200lbs a day Besides from mules you could find horses oxen hens chickens and pigs Slaves worked till the late night before they went back to slave row for there short night sleepSlave owners live what was known as The Big House The slave owners lived in a house that was considered to be a mansion compared to slave row but this was not always true Some Slave owners had small house because they didnt have a whole lot of money but still there conditions were
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