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7 Things About the Field Workers During Slavery That You May Not Know

Editor's Picks, enslaved children, facts about slavery, field workers during slavery, food rations for enslaved people, List, slavery -

7 Things About the Field Workers During Slavery That You May Not Know

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Some Enslaved Women Were Required to Work Through Pregnancies

Many slave owners forced enslaved women to continue working even when they became pregnant. Some enslaved women had to keep working until they were less than a week away from giving birth and were required to return to the field shortly after giving birth.

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After Giving Birth, Enslaved Women Had to Carry Their Babies to the Field

Enslaved women who worked in the fields were required to return to the field shortly after giving birth, so they had to balance the duties of being a field worker with being a mother as well. Enslaved women would take very short breaks to nurse their children before returning to hours of grueling labor.


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