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Title: Slaves
Category: /Society & Culture
Details: Words: 310 | Pages: 1 (approximately 235 words/page)
Even though slaveholders tried everything in their power to keep control over slaves, the slaves raised above these restraints and created lives for themselves in many ways. Slave owners used many techniques to keep slaves under control, one of these being religion. Slaves were made to go to church where they were told to obey their masters as they would God. The slaves caught on to this and decided to have their own sermons conducted …showed first 75 words of 310 total…
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…showed last 75 words of 310 total…in helping slaves have lives of their own was their culture that they brought from Africa, such as their music, dialect and traditions. The slaves would meet during the nights and use their music, dialect and traditions to create a better life away from the South's way of life for them, slavery. I believe that these are the ways that the slaves overcame slavery and were able to create a good life outside of slavery.

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