Consequences of resistance often came in the form of physical beatings; thus, an enormous number of slaves became concubines for these men.
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Most often the masters were already bound in matrimony, which caused tension and hatred between the slave and the mistress of the house. Many "mulatto" or racially mixed children also resulted from these relations. Because the "status of the child" followed that of his or her mother, the child of a white man would not be freed based upon patriarchal genealogy. These children also became a sore reminder for the mistress of her husbands infidelity.
Master and Slave
The following passages sketch the nature of the master-slave relations, and their consequences:. One day, receiving no response to her call, the mistress began searching the house for her. Finally, she opened the parlor door, and there was the child with her master. The master ran out of the room, mounted his horse and rode off to escape, 'though well he knew that [his wife's] full fury would fall upon the young head of his victim. For two weeks the girl was constantly whipped. Some of the elderly servants attempted to plead with the mistress on Maria's behalf, and even hinted that 'it was mass'r that was to blame.
After I've done with her, she'll never do the like again, through ignorance'" Stanley Felstein, Once a Slave: The Slaves' View of Slavery , p. Here, the mistress was able to take out her aggressions on the girl rather than the guilty master. I suppose we could empathize with the frustration and betrayal these wives felt, but the outlet of their aggressions often became the slave girl.
Women in the south were quite powerless. Because the option of divorce was not readily available, the mistresses often times punished the slave women for their husbands' wrong-doings.
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The slave husband also had little control over master-female slave sexual relations. Although a conjugal bond existed, the slave wife could still be used to fulfill the master's desires. We can obviously relate with the helpless hostility slave husbands must have felt in such a situation.
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Sometimes the relations would become so striking that the husband would release his anger on the master in the form of violence. Francis Newman, about a mile from Port Tobacco. My mother was a slave of Dr. Josiah McPherson, but hired to the Mr. Newman to whom my father belonged. The only incident I can remembered which occurred while my mother continued on Mr.
Newman's farm, was the appearance one day of my father with his head bloody and his back lacerated. No matter how much you make, where you are from, what your sex or gender is, or what religion you follow, Capitalism has aided to create more division within our social structures.
These are constructs humans have created, dictated by a Master-class to oppress anyone below them. The slavery of humanity will never end, unless all humans realize that all humans are slaves to someone, which makes all humans equally oppressed, which means all oppressed humans are equal. It is true, in our society, socially and economically, we are not equals, but not because humans aren't actually equal, but because of some Master-class telling us who is better than who, and us actually believing them.
Is one Doctor less equal than another? If they do the same job, preform the same procedures, and make the same income, are they less equal? If one was Black, Asian, Hispanic, and the other White, would that change their 'equality'? Would a Muslim Doctor be less equal than a Christian Doctor?
A Female Doctor less than a Male Doctor? This question should never have to be answered, let alone have to be asked. If women aren't equal to men, or themselves, or other nationalities, ethnicities, religions, and no one is equal to each other, but some are better due to their nationality, ethnicity, sex, religion, and we're not equal to our leaders, but some are better than other leaders of other nationalities The simple truth is, our leaders, our Masters, those who control all the wealth, the power of every nation, have used borders and nations, ethnicity, sex and religion to pit the citizens to fight, but proclaim unity and sovereignty, patriotism, nationalism, these false ideals to pit nation against nation, all the whilst it's own citizenry are pitted against each other.
They fund both sides of Wars, opposing media outlets, and ultimately control all mainstream political parties.
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