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Narrative of William Wells Brown, Page 15 to 16

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William Wells Brown describes an event where his mother is being beaten being unable to help due to the nature of being an enslaved

Thomas Jefferson- Notes on the state of Virginia- Query 18

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In addressing the relationship between the enslaver and the enslaved Jefferson speaks of the absolute power an enslaver has over an enslaved. The…

Captain John Brown- "Treason"

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Calls for "All true Christians" to pray for John Brown after his attempted slave insurrection. This document shows how southern propaganda described…