Id the task system of South Carolina give slaves a better life than the gang system of Virginia and, if so, why?
This is a history paper some of the key issues that need to be addressed and key works by authors that need to be addressed if possible are as follows.
1740 law prohibiting education to slaves, in Bruun & Crosby, eds. Our Nationas Archive (New York, 1999), p. 97
Allan Kulikoff, Tobacco and Slaves: The Development of Southern Cultures in the Chesapeake 1680-1800 (Chapel Hill, 1986)
Westbury, Susan, Slaves of colonial Virginia: where they came from WMQ 42 (1985), 228-237
Chaplin, Joyce E., Creating a cotton South in Georgia and South Carolina, 1760-1815, JSH, LVII, (1991), 171-200.
Chaplin, Joyce E., Tidal rice cultivation and the problem of slavery in South Carolina and Georgia, 1760-1815, WMQ, XLIX, (1992), 29-62
Morgan, Philip D., Work and culture: the task system and the world of lowcountry blacks, 1700-1880, WMQ, XXXIX, (1982), 563-599.
Of course feel free to use other relevant sources. THE FOCUS IS HOW EACH OF THE 2 SYSTEMS EITEHR THE GANG OR TASK SHAPED THE LIVES OF SLAVES EACH POINT MADE MUST BE BACKED UP BY EVIDENCE FROM A RELEVANT AUTHOR AND SOURCE AND PLEASE FOOTNOTE IT PROPERLY.
Some key issues are
1. How did tobacco shape the slave system that developed in Virginia?
2. How did the a?gang systema affect black culture?
3. Explain how and why planters in Virginia viewed their slaves as a a?fictive familya.
1. How did rice production shape the lives of slaves in South Carolina?
2. What was the connection with Barbados?
3. How did the a?task systema affect slave life in South Carolina?
4. How did absenteeism affect slave life?