HIST 1301

 

Read Chapters 11 & 12 and the information included in ; Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl; scroll down the document at this website and read through Chapters V, VI, and VII of the account by ex-slave Harriet Jacobs. What does this account reveal about the nature of slavery and how slavery affected southern society?

  • How did Jacobs resist the sexual predation of her master?
  • Describe the relationship between Jacobs and her mistress.

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