150 YEARS AGO: Slave women tied up and whipped by wealthy landownersUploader: Voran 5 month ago Subscribe 3
This form of amputation would also be administered to slaves who stole. As they ran off, Washington was hit by a bullet in his right cheek and another grazed his neck. Slaves were whipped daily; it must not necessarily be when they have committed a serious offence, rather, beatings, whippings and other torture acts were a form of mind and body control; a way to re-assert the dominance of their masters and also demoralize the slaves, keeping them bent on their labour. Cannot Destroy My Spirit: The number of lashes which were always many depended on the seriousness of the offence.