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Monday, 21 January 2013
BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY: SLAVERY IN TENNESSEE :
Slavery was an every day life in Tennessee during this time. About one in four of the people living in Tennessee in the 1860 were slaves. Although slavery excited throughout the state, most slaves lived in the middle and west Tennessee. All the Black people who lived in the state were slaves. Twenty five percent of the white families in the state of Tennessee owned slaves. About 7000 free Black lived in Tennessee though technically free, restrictive laws limited there opportunities. Slavery were forced to work without pay often doing tasks requiring very hard labor.