Those who refused to take it, disobeyed the rules of the camp, or were suspected troublesome were sent to a facility in North Carolina called the Tula Lake Facility, which was later named a segregation center. We all were housed in barracks, with cots pushed close together, and not given the care we needed. Many died due to lack of medical attention; along with the intense amounts of stress that each of us had endured. The camps were surrounded by fence and constantly watched by a countless amount of guard towers holding only white men. We were forced to work in the camps in order to keep the facility running.
They were chained and loaded on to ships. The trip was very hard because the slave trade was across the Atlantic Ocean. The slaves were chained together in the ship and were crowded and not able to move about. Diseases were very common because of the unhealthy conditions they were in, the crew would give food only to those that looked healthy and skipped the others, people were left chained and unable to get up and go toilet. When the slaves died they would still remain chained to the people around, until the crew would take away the body.
Day 120: One of my companions fell asleep today, forever. Day 130: After near a month of being here I have concluded that this is hell, what else could it be? My opinions have changed toward the owner of this plantation, he seemed nice but has already tortured my companions and even makes us whip our own people, there is nothing else crueler than this. Why can’t they see it? I just cannot understand.
All the European leaders and their crew men worked hard to fix Dorantes ship but were not successful, which forced both groups to stay on the island with the Capoques and the Hans. Cabeza and his men stayed with one and Dorantes and his crew stayed with the other. Winter made things go horrible since food was so scarce. As time went by the Indians turned the Europeans into their slaves making them do duties such as dig for roots, carry firewood, and fetch water. This continued for about six years they were beaten with sticks, slapped in the face, and killed because the women
He also had a little sister who was six years younger than him, who was born in America. The prisoners in the camps found themselves having to experience little or no privacy and very dramatic weather changes. They had to wait in one line after another for meals, to use the bathroom, and at the laundry rooms. For Takwuchi, it was his first train ride and it wasn’t a pleasant one. The blinds
Everyone had seemed worried and scared. After days of exhaustion and starvation they had arrived at Auschwitz, where the men and women had been separated. The next camp that they arrived at was Buna where they were forced to work. The only thing that the prisoners had to eat was soup and bread, therefore many died. Prisoners were also forced to watch others get hanged.
• Migrant workers moved from place to place to find work • No proper relationship with others - loneliness is a theme in this novel • All the people on the ranch are lonely for different reasons • reflective of the time period in which the novel was written • shows the harsh reality of their lives. • book is set The American Dream • Each individual had their own interpretation of their ideal situation for life Section 1 • Chapter 2 begins with the introduction of a new setting • describes the bunkhouse in considerable detail • 8 beds piled upon each other - half the bunks = have no blankets. • had mattresses made of long burlap sacks stuffed with straw “Over each bunk there was nailed an apple box with the opening forward so that it made two shelves for the personal belongings of the occupant of the bunk.” • There are no
Some of the slums residents lack any type of shelter and are forced to sleep outside, rats commonly bite people while they try to sleep, and barely a handful of the 3,000 residents of the slum are lucky enough to have full time employment. The conditions caused by the poverty in this slum were so harsh that Abdul, a kid who has to support a family of 11, and other residents are forced to turn to buying and selling the things that the richer people, from the nearby airport and hotels, throw away in means of
Vision for the Future In America in the eighteen hundreds, slavery was in full swing in the south. Beaten, battered, and bruised, the life of a slave was one of the most grueling hardships that anyone has ever had to face. Between horrid living conditions, intense labor, and sinister masters and overseers, life in the south for a slave was nothing short of hell. Families were torn apart in this time, some never even knowing who there family was. Many people died in this vicious cycle of imprisonment and tyranny, without any justification as to why they were being treated this way.