Reading and Discussing the Role of Women in Slavery

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Virginia G. Gibbs

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The reading is translated and adapted from a Puerto Rican textbook on women in Latin America. it is designed to teach the often forgotten role of women n the history of Latin America. Students will learn some specific aspects of slavery and will also discover the roe slave women played in shaping Caribbean culture and in the struggle for abolishing slavery.