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Slaves were treated in a deplorable manner. In most cases, any means to make them feel like less than a human being was the route taken by most slave owners.

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Q: How were slaves treated on the average southern plantation?
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Slaves were ill-treated because their owners viewed them as property, not as human beings. The economic benefits derived from their labor were prioritized over their well-being, leading to harsh treatment to maximize profits from the sugar plantation. The dehumanization of slaves allowed for the justification of their mistreatment.

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