How Did African Americans Deal With Slavery

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Women Participated in Boycotts that helped repealing the stamp act and without them this boycott would not be possible. Women helped the soldiers on the battlefield by being nurses and cooking.Women participated by boycotting British goods, producing goods for soldiers, spying on the British, following armies as they marched, washing and cooking for the soldiers, delivering secret messages, and fighting disguised as men. Participated in boycotts of British goods. Women patriots refused to buy products that were taxed; many refused to buy any goods even those not taxed. Boycotts soon made women make their own clothes so they wouldn’t pay for taxed product. The act of the boycott was a sign of American Independence, because it allowed the Americans to stop…show more content…
John Adams frequently sought the advice of his wife on many matters, and their letters are filled with intellectual discussions on government and politics) • How did Africans deal with slavery? Blacks responded to slavery with a constant assertion of their own humanity. By surviving, by defying white stereotypes, by cherishing their family relations, by overt and covert acts of sabotage, blacks resisted their enslavement. Despite the cruel system blacks created for themselves a culture rich in love of one another, and in human meaning • How slaves in towns were different than those in south plantations Urban slaves were often hired out by their masters for a year at a time as skilled or unskilled laborers. Urban slaves had greater freedom of movement and association than did their sisters and brothers on the plantation. Southern slaves had to work on fields non-stop and if they had family they were more likely to be
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