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Richard Frethorne's Image Of Slavery
In Virginia, there is a heavier focus on trade. Richard Frethorne’s letter to his father and mother describes his experience working and observing trade in Jamestown. Finally, in South Carolina, the agriculture is large scale and is made possible with slave labor. The “Iron Mask, Collar, Leg Shackles and Spurs Used to Restrict Slaves” image implies how invested southern plantation owners were in slavery by showing what they are willing to do to keep slaves in line. Minor’s diary, Frethorne’s letter, and the slavery image characterize the various cultures of the colonies.

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