Section Objectives

As you read about the health, mortality, and work ethic of the life as a slave on a plantation look for details that support each of the following statements.

-The guidelines in which a slave is capable of working and the amount.

-The different jobs given to men and women according to their abilities or specialties.

-The life of a pregnant slave.

-Infant slave nutrition.

-The death rate among slaves and whites.

-Diseases caused by dietary diffenciencies.