Charles Ball and American slavery

by Charles Ball

Publisher: Raintree Steck-Vaughn in Austin, Tex

Written in English
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Places:

  • Southern States,
  • Maryland,
  • South Carolina,
  • Georgia,
  • Southern States.

Subjects:

  • Ball, Charles, b. 1781? -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Ball, Charles, b. 1781?,
  • Slaves -- Southern States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Slavery -- Maryland -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Slavery -- South Carolina -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Slavery -- Georgia -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Slaves -- Southern States.,
  • African Americans -- Biography.

About the Edition

Provides a first person account of the author"s experiences both as a slave on tobacco and cotton plantations and as a runaway with intermittent periods of freedom during the late 1700"s and early 1800"s.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementedited with an introduction and additional material by Jane Shuter.
GenreJuvenile literature., Biography, Biography.
SeriesHistory eyewitness
ContributionsShuter, Jane.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE444 .B16 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p. :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1100706M
ISBN 100811482812
LC Control Number94025546

Charles Ball ( - unknown) was an enslaved African-American from Maryland who worked as a cook and ing to his Autobiography his grandfather was a man from a noble African family who was enslaved and brought to Calvert County, Maryland around Charles Ball and American Slavery. View; Rearrange; Digital version – browse, print or download.   Charles Ball likely narrated his story to the Lewistown, Pennsylvania lawyer and Abolitionist Isaac Fisher and because of Fisher’s more literary style, the authenticity of this narrative was, for a time, in doubt. In , the narrative was rewritten in a new form and titled, Fifty Years in Chains; or, The Life of an American Slave Seller Rating: % positive. The autobiography of a slave, his escape and his life as a free man. The autobiography of a slave, his escape and his life as a free man. The autobiography of a slave, his escape and his life as a free man. Toggle navigation. John Marshall High School (Southeastern Libraries Cooperating (SELCO)) Services. Navigate; Linked Data;.

Charles Ball’s book () was written with the help of a lawyer, Isaac Fischer. He recounts his experiences as a slave, including descriptions of the harsh and inhumane conditions under which he lived. He also points out how his well-being depended on the temperament of his slave masters. The History of the Abolition of African Slave-Trade History of American Abolitionism from Pictures of Slavery in Church and State Report of the Proceedings at the Examination of Charles G. Davis, Esq., on the Charge of Aiding and Abetting in the Rescue of a Fugitive Slave Southern Horrors: Lynch Law in All Its Phases. "Charles Post has written an excellent book on the origins of American capitalism in the antebellum North, on plantation slavery in the Old South and on the cataclysmic conflict between them. His interpretation is bold and controversial; it will have to be considered by all scholars in the field.".

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In sharp contrast to Caesar is Charles Ball, little known even in the land of his birth, for he was a runaway slave. His dictated Slavery in the United States () serves as the source for Shuter's : Charles Ball. Charles Ball and American Slavery by Shuter, Jane and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Charles Ball and American Slavery History Eyewitness by Ball, Charles - AbeBooks.

Enslaved in Maryland, South Carolina, and Georgia, and Charles Ball and American slavery book to some of the most cruel treatment of the entire slavery era, CHARLES BALL (b.

) was sold away from his mother and siblings when he was four years old, and never saw any of them again, and then watched his father wither from : Cosimo. Get this from a library. Charles Ball and American slavery. [Charles Ball; Jane Shuter] -- Provides a first person account of the author's experiences both as a slave on tobacco and cotton plantations and as a runaway with intermittent periods of freedom during the late 's and early.

Charles Ball and American Slavery. Charles Ball. Raintree Steck-Vaughn, - Slavery - 48 pages. a former teacher, marker of GCSE history papers, and currently an author and editor of history books for children. She has written over history titles for a variety of publishers. Bibliographic information.

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Quick Copy View. - Charles Ball, Slavery in the United States, p. Charles Ball published his suspensful slave narrative indocumenting a life with many traumatic and devastating personal losses.

All told, Ball attempted escape from slavery four separate times, being recaptured on three of the occasions. Charles Ball ( -?) was an enslaved African-American from Maryland, best known for his account as a fugitive slave, The Life and Adventures of Charles Ball ().

Charles Ball lived in Calvert county, Maryland, until about age four. After his mother died in the s, Charles and his other three siblings were all sold to separate s: 5. Charles Ball was born into slavery in Maryland near the end of the 18th century, the son of a kidnapped African.

When he was close to thirty years old, he was sold away from his wife and children. Charles Ball and American slavery by Charles Ball,Raintree Steck-Vaughn edition, in English.

Fifty Years in Chains: Or, the Life of an American Slave () was an abridged and unauthorized reprint of the earlier Slavery in the United States (). In the narratives, Ball describes his experiences as a slave, including the uncertainty of slave life and the ways in which the slaves are forced to suffer inhumane conditions.

Slavery in the United States: A Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Full view - A NARRATIVE OF THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF CHARLES BALL, A BLACK MAN.

THE LIFE OF AN AMERICAN SLAVE. CHAPTER I. SEPARATED FROM MY MOTHER. My story is a true one, and I shall tell it in a simple style.

It will be merely a recital of my life as a slave in the Southern States of the Union - a description of negro slavery in the "model Republic.". Slavery in the United States. A narrative of the life and adventures of Charles Ball, a black man, who lived forty years in Maryland, South Carolina and Georgia, as a slave.

by Ball, Charles. This is actually an un-authorized rewrite. Charles Ball's original autobiography, Slavery in the United States: A Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Charles Ball, was written by Ball with Isaac Fisher, and released in Then there was a re-edited version, The Life of a Negro Slave, by one Frances Catherine Bernard, which came out in Finally, inthis abridged version of the /5(17).

Charles Ball. Ball, an enslaved African-American man, appears the most frequently out of any of the figures in the book. When Baptist first introduces him, he does so to illustrate the way “Georgia-men” represent “a specific type of danger in the oral book of knowledge of enslaved African Americans (21) and to illuminate the changing nature of American slavery.

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Fifty Years in Chains; or, the Life of an American Slave by Charles Ball - Free Ebook Menu. Charles Ball was born into slavery on a Maryland tobacco plantation sometime around He lived there with his mother and siblings until about when the owner’s death forced the estate to be sold up and the slaves sold away.

Ball was sold to Jack Cox, a farmer with several slaves, who treated Ball “with humanity.”. Charles Ball was born sometime in the s, on a tobacco plantation in Calvert County, Maryland.

When he was 4, the slave owner holding his family died, and Ball. Charles Ball and American Slavery: Shuter, Jane, Ball, Charles: Books - or: Jane Shuter, Charles Ball.

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American liberty and slavery in the Chesapeake: The paradox of Charles Ball By Gene Allen Smith, Texas Christian University When the War of came in full force to the Chesapeake Bay region, it created new opportunities for slaves who wanted to flee with the British to freedom.

Charles Ball, a slave from Maryland, was born in about His grandfather was brought from Africa and sold as a slave. His mother was the slave of a tobacco the planter died when Ball was four years old, he family were sold separately, with his mother going to Georgia: "My mother had several children, and they were sold upon master's death to separate purchasers.

Charles Ball was an enslaved African-American from Maryland, best known for his account as a fugitive slave, The Life and Adventures of Charles Ball and having served in the Chesapeake Bay Flotilla of the U.S. Navy under the command of Commodore Joshua Barney in the War of Moved Permanently. The document has moved here.

Slave Breeding for ProfitTrue Stories of American Slave Breeding by those that WitnessedBy Frederick Douglas, Charles Ball, Theodore Dwight Weld, Rev. C. S. Renshaw, John Anderson, John Brown, William Wells Brown, Austin Steward, John Dixon Long, Charles Thompson and Various.The Online Books Page.

Online Books by. charles ball (ball, charles, negro slave) Books from the extended shelves: Ball, Charles, Negro slave: Fifty years in chains; or, The life of an American slave.

(New York: H. Dayton ; Indianapolis, Ind.: Dayton & Asher, ), also by Mr Fisher (page images at HathiTrust) Ball, Charles, Negro Slave: Fifty years in chains, or, The life of an American.The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism Edward E.

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Charles Ball appears in several of the book’s chapters. How does Baptist use Ball’s story to illuminate different.