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- Oct 2020
quickly learned the rudiments of the English language, the Christian religion, the white man's way
When Africans came here, they didn't speak English but they learned it soon.
DURING the middle decades of the eighteenth century, the nature of Northern slavery changed dramatically. Growing demand for labor,
Free labor became popular in the North, so they started bringing more people from Africa.
Where the provisioning trade predominated, black men worked as stock minders and herdsmen while black women labored as dairy maids as well as do- mestics of various kinds.
Slaves in the North were living in better life than the Southern slaves.