Being a slave in the North and South were very different. The Northern states had factories and small farms, so most of the slave did house work. The Southern states had big plantations and needed slaves to pick the cotton so their masters can make their income. Working in the field was painful and much more tiring than cleaning or serving in a house. Some of the Southern slaves had to work in the field until they dropped dead. In the story, it also explains how one of the slaves in the field fainted from exhaustion. Instead of helping the poor women, one of the overseers stuck a pin in her skin, waking her up(“Stowe”354). If this slave was in the North, she would not have been worked to her limit. Because of the plantation, the slaves in the South had to work harder and longer to get there assignment done.
Another reason why slavery in the South is worse than in the North is because of the freedom policy. In the North, slaves have a chance to work for their freedom. If they are respectful and listen to their masters, their master might grant them their freedom. In the South, a slave getting their freedom is rare. There...
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...ll the other slaves, crammed up in a shack like he did in the South.
A slave in the South 's goal was to reach the North and a slave in the North’s worst fear was to go down South. Uncle Tom’s Cabin allowed the reader to see how life was as a slave in the South and in the North. When Abraham Lincoln asked Stowe was she the women who started the war, he probably noticed how the Northerners were affected by the book. Since they were educated by Uncle Tom’s Cabin after reading it, the citizens of the North did not like how the Southerners were treating their slaves. The Northerners decide to stop slavery completely and fight for the South to do the same.Today, in 2015, there is still racism going on, but more so in the South than in the North. There are still rumors of secret KKK members in the Southern states. One day the country will united and treat everyone equal.
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