This is an extract from a book called the interesting narrative of the life of olaudah equiano, or gustavus vassa, the african written by himself. Slavery - the diary entries of kunta kinte a slave's diary 5 star(s) have been able to rescue from the abominable power of the waves i have yet to be taken out and. My name is agy and currently i am on board a slave ship i've decided to create a diary and fill it with important experiences so in the event that i ever meet my family again, i'll be able to share my experiences with them i belonged to the dan tribe of africa my people lived south of. This is a diary i made about a slave who goes through many events through his life. The diary of clotee, a slave girl patricia c mckissack a picture of freedom dear america scholastic inc new york freedom4pindd 1 9/15/10 3:52 pm. Diary of a runaway slave: by christopher j calhoun i johnson wilfred had just arrived to the cottonfield plantation the carriage they rode in was dark, breathless, no air had been circulating for what had seemed like days.
In 1860, a widowed plantation mistress records her reaction to lincoln's election in her diary. The passage of the fugitive slave act in 1850, making it illegal for anyone to help or harbor escaping slaves, meant that the very act of keeping this diary put still at risk. Life on board the slave ships was harshthe captains were often cruel the enslaved africans and the crew suffered from the poor conditions and treatment the more educated members of the slave ship's crew could often read and write. The secret writing of american slaves through rare diaries and letters, a portrait of ordinary life in captivity share via e the comparisons between washington's slave narrative and his pre-emancipation memoir and diary are fascinating like most slave narratives. On 13 july 1823, a young royal navy officer called cheesman binstead noticed a large number of sharks in the water as his ship patrolled in the seas off west africa his superiors left him in no doubt about the cause to avoid a fine, an intercepted slave ship had thrown its human cargo into the.
A picture of freedom is a children's historical novel written by patricia c mckissack and published by scholastic in 1997 as part of their dear america series plot summary the book is written in the form of a diary kept by clotee, a young slave girl on a virginia plantation in 1859. Diary of a sex slave / last in a four-part special report / free, but trapped / in san francisco, you mi begins to put her life back together -- but the cost is high navigating past the junkies and hustlers in san francisco's tenderloin district, you mi kim found the metal security door she was. What you will do:: what you will do: create a slave diary with four extracts: life in the village leading up to your capture being on the beach up to when you are loaded onto the slave ship. H e wrote his diary in a secret code - an archaic form of shorthand known only to the most educated of his day because it was encoded, he was [a house slave] with rum to steal when she was so given to drinking, but it was soon over. 1856 1st entry i have worked at the plantation for 5 years now i have learnt the language of the white men, and i have learnt to do as i'm told or they will whip me, shackle me, and torture me.
Diary of a slave 1 13 14 bernard van loon day 1 i ve just been taken away from my home, the place i have lived for a very long time, as long as i remember. Diary of a sex slave the san francisco chronicle offers all the gory details on the dark side of the city's sex trade but what's to be done about it. Diary of an escaped sex slave she was forced to have sex with hundreds of men before she turned 10 after such a brutal past, what does her future hold. Become a patron of godspeak today: read 80 posts by godspeak and get access to exclusive content and experiences on the world's largest membership platform for artists and creators. All of the information presented in this diary came from south carolina's third grade social studies standards/support documents based on the standards, the students must explain the role of africans in developing the culture and economy of south carolina, including the growth of the slave. 2nd entry i will pick up, where i left off last night like i said, somehow the white men managed to get all of us on the ship, without too much of a struggle.
Slaves at work: women picking cotton (left), and kitchen tended by a female slave in a georgia plantation (right.
Incidents in the life of a slave girl is an autobiography by a young mother and fugitive slave published in 1861 by l maria child, who edited the book for its author, harriet ann jacobs. Extracts from this document introduction the diary of kunta kinte the life in africa the life and conditions i lived in during the 16th and 176h century in africa was good. Nearly 50 years of his diary entries have survived over the centuries, and they are proving invaluable to historians trying to better understand the colonial period, including slavery in the 18th century.