Class and Gender in the Society in the South, history homework help

Respond to the following statement:

No need to recite the source, in your own words please.

  • In general, how did Southern whites relate to slaves? Did this relationship change for Southern whites when dealing with a slave that was not their own? Did it change for Southern whites that did not own slaves?
  • How did slave insurrections affect this relationship?
  • How did the slave family function as a defense against complete demoralization? Discuss the gender roles of the typical slave family.