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FOCUS QUESTION: WHAT SKILLS DID SLAVES POSSESS?
Skills Why would these skills be important during the colonial period?


FOCUS QUESTION: HOW DID THE SLAVE OWNERS TREAT THEIR SLAVES?
Specific behaviors toward slaves What attitudes towards slavery did slave owners hold?


FOCUS QUESTION: HOW DID SLAVES RESIST THEIR MASTERS?
Form of resistance Was this active or passive resistance?


FOCUS QUESTION: BY WHAT MEANS DID SLAVES ESCAPE AND WHERE WERE THEIR DESTINATIONS
Possible escape method/route What does this destination suggest about this enslaved person's final goal?

 


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