Enslaved women were forced to submit to their masters' sexual advances, perhaps bearing children who would engender the rage of a master's wife, and from.
But I now entered on my fifteenth year -- a sad epoch in the life of a slave girl. My master began to whisper foul words in my ear. Young as I was, I could not remain.
The treatment of enslaved people in the United States varied by time and place, but was generally brutal, especially on plantations. Whipping and rape were.
Harriet Jacobs. “Incidents in the life of a Slave Girl”. Jacobs informs her readers that “slavery is terrible for men—but it is far more terrible for women.” Much of her.