A Summary On Puppet Masters Essay

808 Words Dec 5th, 2016 4 Pages
Puppet Masters Slaves had fear placed into them by strict abuse the masters gave their slaves. A master would beat or whip a slave if a slave did not follow an order to the last letter. Slaves had close to no control over their own lives, since the masters had close and strict control over a slaves food supply, worship of God, and family. Slaves were treated like malnourished animals by their master 's way of serving food. "The men and women slaves received, as their monthly allowance of food, eight pounds of pork, or its equivalent in fish, and one bushel of corn meal " . The masters gave their slaves less than a week 's worth of food for a whole month. This move was done so slaves just barely had enough food to do their masters bidding and slaves would have to miss days of eating so that they would not die from starvation. Some master would give food in troughs and make slaves compete for food." It was put into a large wooden tray or trough, and set down upon the ground. children were then called ... He that ate fastest got most; he that was strongest secured the best place; and few left the trough satisfied" Trough are used for animals, the master feeding the slaves in a trough shows that slaves are not considered even humans. Feeding slaves out of a trough and making them compete for the food divides the slaves. Slaves would take as much food as they can get before it is all gone, which makes it hard for slaves to work together as many slaves would not get any food.…

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