The Price of Slavery and the contrast of the myth "Happy Slave"

Discipline: History

Type of Paper: Discussion Essay

Academic Level: High school

Paper Format: MLA

Pages: 1 Words: 275


Using details from the Currier & Ives print of the cotton harvest, the letter from Maria Perkins, and your understanding of the chapter 15 material, write an essay that contrasts the myth of the “happy slave” with the painful realities of slave labor in 1850s. You can use attached material and internet sources to answer the question. The esaay must be at least 270 words with 1 or 2 paragraph.