Mr. Solomon Northup's Life As A Slave

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Twelve years ago, in 1841, Mr. Solomon Northup abruptly disappeared from his life here in Saratoga. It seemed as if he decided to simply just not come back from his trip to Washington, but in reality, the truth was both harsher and more terrifying. While his family went on a trip, Mr. Northup was offered a job to play the violin in Washington but his companions turned out to be nothing more than abductors simply looking to make some money by selling Mr. Northup as a slave. Now, twelve years later he has returned from being kidnapped and sold into slavery in Red River, Louisiana and has been reunified with his family.
Twelve years ago, Mr. Solomon Northup was headed to Washington in order to perform as a violinist while his family was away. But his good
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Solomon would face for the coming twelve years. He was then transported with other captured slaves on a ship. When arriving at the harbor he was given his new identity, nothing more than a simple slave called Plep. He had to deny the fact that he was educated for his own safety and well being. With the hope of one day meeting his family again he adapted to the new life as a slave and was quickly sold to a wealthy master with several other slaves. Mr. Solomon was instructed to do a variety of tasks for his master and had no choice but to obey every single instruction. Mr. Solomon, with his advanced education, started to come up with alternative ways of doing things in order to increase the efficiency of the work. This led to Mr. Solomon nearly being murdered by the overseer for questioning him and resisting being whipped. Mr. Northup was hanged and left to die but was rescued by the master not one second too late. After the incident, Mr. Salomon tried to explain his situation to the master, desperate to be reunited with his family here in Saratoga. But the master refused to acknowledge what he claimed and instead the master transferred sold him to another

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