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The treatment of slaves in the United States varied by time and place, but was generally brutal and degrading. Whipping and sexual abuse, including seduction adult, were common. Teaching slaves to read was discouraged or depending upon the State prohibited, so as to hinder aspirations for escape or rebellion.
In response to slave rebellions such as the Haitian Revolutionthe German Coast Uprisinga failed uprising in organized by Denmark Veseyand Nat Turner's slave rebellion insome states prohibited slaves from holding religious gatherings without a white person present, for fear that such meetings could facilitate communication and lead to rebellion.
Slavery in India
Punishment was most often meted out in response to disobedience or perceived infractions, but masters or overseers sometimes abused slaves to assert dominance. Pregnancy was not a barrier to punishment; methods were devised to administer lashings without harming the baby.
Slave masters would dig a hole big enough for the woman's stomach to lie in and proceed with the lashings.
One of my sisters was so severely punished in this way, that labour was brought on, and the child born in the field. This very overseer, Mr.
Brooks, killed in this manner bolivian girl nude girl named Mary: He also killed a boy about twelve years old. He had no punishment, or even trial, nude either [murder]. The mistreatment of slaves frequently legal rape and the sexual abuse of women.