Comparative Perspective On American Slavery

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American Slavery in Comparative Perspective Sarah Rackliff No matter where you are in the world, being a slave is a terrible experience. The idea of slavery is wrong, and cannot be justified in any way. During the time of slaves, one third of the 10-15 million Africans sent to America landed in Brazil instead. Although slavery has always been cruel, there has been some debate over where the living conditions were better. In South America slaves had rights that slaves in the United States did not, however, the manner in which the slaves in South America were forced to live was much worse than the slaves in the U.S. In South America, slaves had rights that American slaves did not possess. For example, the church in Latin America allowed slaves

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