Essays Tagged: "Plantation"

Whether slaveholders were able to enslave Africans both physically and mentally.

masters enslaving them in the first place, left the blacks with no physical freedom. Being kept on plantations or in the homes of their masters, slaves were not usually able to roam free in town or l ... e unexpected. Everywhere a slave went his body was under complete control. They could not leave the plantations without the permission of their owners or overseers. If seen in town, the slave would ne ...

(4 pages) 68 1 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Plantation Complexes

As the populations slowly migrated westward so too did the plantation complexes of Europe. However with new environments comes new policy and European settlers ... settlers in the Americas soon remodelled the agricultural institutions they had brought from home. Plantation complexes in the New World tropics were developed that had a unique economic and politica ... hat centred on slave work. There were many other distinguished differences on the tropical American plantation complexes that set them apart from other societies and are characterized as follows:First ...

(2 pages) 31 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Character Analysis: Tom from Uncle Tom's Cabin

s the farms' bookkeeper. He counts the crops coming in and out, and basically looks over the entire plantation. In his second owner's house, he works the fields and takes care of the little girl that ... ke to beat the other slaves with a whip or any other item, for that matter. In the first two plantations, Tom is treated very well (except for that self-centered mother of the second plantation ...

(1 pages) 29 0 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Longest Memory explores how an inhuman system can shackle both captors and captives. Discuss.

ves are bound and are unable to escape and pursue their dreams.The slaves on the Southern Virginian plantation were treated differently from the rest of the society, simply because they were black. As ... very was also internalised, which meant that the slaves were completely owned and controlled by the plantation owners. At one point, Whitechapel states that "freedom is death", and this is exemplified ...

(2 pages) 21 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Authors

Presentation of the Tractor in "A Gathering of Old Men" by Ernest Gaines.

n the left, Marshall on the right. But it wasn't Marshall cane anymore, Beau Boutan was leasing the plantation from the Marshall family. Beau and his family had been leasing all the land the past twen ... acks who once cared for the land became suddenly unemployed, and most of them moved away. While the plantation once was carefully maintained by those who worked it, now only the old remain and the pla ...

(2 pages) 24 0 4.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Women's Roles in Colonial America

chased, and had many responsibilities, even taking on some of the husbands’ tasks. Life on the plantation was drastically different. Women led hard lives and had the responsibility to make sure t ... e the slaves had no incentive to complete their tasks and were not trustworthy. The mistress of the plantation worked alongside her servants during preparations for balls, work that was time-consuming ...

(2 pages) 73 5 3.9 Oct/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

“27 Wagons Full of Cotton”

Summary: The story is about a man named Jake living with his wife Flora on a cotton plantation. The story starts to develop when a fire breaks out in one of the cotton gins and flora's ... nt compensation for the destroyed gin.Relevance to environmental science: The setting of the cotton plantation itself is related to issues discussed in my discipline. Cultivating cotton is a branch of ...

(1 pages) 3103 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

The Plantation System

Although the plantation system held a major role in the late 1800's, it did not have the amount of success some p ... lack of hard work, weather, and illnesses all had a substantial tole in the ineffectiveness of the plantation system.Plantations, for the most part, were judged by their work speed and intensity. Thi ... t part, were judged by their work speed and intensity. This, however, was not always the case. Many plantations were supposed to have results in a given amount of time based on prior experience and pr ...

(2 pages) 8 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Letter to a banana company

ntain high production levels, and to ensure that the bananas appeal to their customers. Many banana plantations also use a large amount of synthetic pesticides which kill bad bugs, and synthetic herbi ... On occasion, they may be attacked by armed thugs.The need for large areas of land to create banana plantations also means that indigenous people are often forced off their land. Unable to carry on th ...

(1 pages) 11 0 3.7 Apr/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Alternative

HR report on samy darby company

.1Company BackgroundThe company founded 200 years ago by English planters. First involved in rubber plantations but later on changed to palm oil plantations. The name of Sime Darby is in conjunction o ... idered as the world largest certified sustainable palm oil. Consist of 5 main core business such as Plantation, Property, Industrial, Motors, Energy and Utilities. Sime Darby is a public listed compan ...

(16 pages) 0 0 0.0 May/2014

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

How the vietnam war began

ay at their bruised flesh.What kind of life could they expect as a slave or convict:Daily life of a plantation slave:Could you imagine what it would be like to be owned by another human or be thought ... e was the easier job out of the two, but being alert and on task 24/7 or having to cook for a whole plantation was not at all easy!A day in the life of a field slave:A field slave worked eighteen hour ...

(5 pages) 0 0 0.0 Jun/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers