There were types of slaves and this told what job they did. There were house slaves that worked in the plantation house and there were slaves that worked with the crops. Some slave women were nannies to the plantation children and others were cooks as well as did cleaning and laundry. Many of the male slaves worked as blacksmiths, repaired items, and planted/sowed/reaped crops, took care of the animals. ________________________________________________________________________ In the thirteen colonies, the slaves worked in the south like Florida in cotton fields and plantations. Their "masters" did not like to work so they told these slaves to do all the work for them. Soon, most of the slaves became free when they went to Canada with the help of Sir Guy Carleton. They had to hide to avoid being caught on the frontier between Canada and USA.
cotton picking, house work(dishes,cleaning laundry etc.) They worked in the stables, fanning their masters and tending to the plantation.
The slaves had several roles in Georgia. For one, the field hands were mainly responsible for picking cotton. They also had to maintain the landscaping of the plantation, along with tending to the horses and livestock. The house slaves, however, were responsible for cleaning the home and making sure the master was well taken care of.
Life for "house slaves" was easier for slaves working on plantations. The house slaves thought than they were better than the slaves on the plantations.
House slaves were treated better than field slaves. Field slaves were worked hard by a (usually cruel) overseer, while house slaves worked inside, out of the heat, under a normally slightly kinder person.
Slaves did things such as plantation working and house working as well.
Very small, typically a one room cabin.
They let them be in charge of the house wen they were out
they could be plantation workers or even house servents in the colonial times
Being a plantation owner was their profession. Nobody retired to become a plantation owner unless the came across a great deal of money as a plantation cost a lot to include a house and land as well as slaves. Most southerners didn't have slaves.
A plantation was a large piece of land with a big house, slave quarters and fields of crops. The slaves were made to tend the crops and do all of the hard labor around the plantation.
so slaves wont run away
so slaves wont run away
Blacks were used as slaves for plantation workers, or sometimes they would work inside the plantation owner's house to do chores with the servants.
work in the plantation, do house chores, look after children, clean up
women could have had a job in the rice field, or could have been assigned to maintain the inside of the plantation owner's house, or taking care of the plantation owners children.
She watched the house and took care of the family