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Slavery at the Time of Mark Twain

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1: There are many stories of the slaves at the time of Mark Twain. Many of them were put to hard work, such as planting, picking, and building. If they did things wrongly, they were punished, by a harsh whip. | Stories of Slaves

2: A minstrel is a performance by white men mocking African slaves.This occurred many times in Mark Twain’s time, and was a big hit. | Minstrels

3: In Mark Twain’s books, he uses some harmful words to African Americans. This is said by some to be racist, but from others not to because he is making the books from a child’s point of view. These words are said because at that time, African Americans were looked at as bad people because they were slaves. | Mark Twain's Racism in Books

4: Most of the slaves that were used in America came from Africa. The main way for slaves to be transferred to other places was through the Sahara Desert. Then they were shipped in a boat to other countries. | African Slave Trade

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