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Hear Former Slaves Express Their Feelings About Slavery. Turn on Closed Caption If you have trouble understanding what the former slave is saying. The almost seven hours of recorded interviews ...

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The languages that slaves spoke were varied; there was no single language that they all spoke. Some examples include the Yaruba, Igbo, and Hausa languages, all of which were from tribes in present day Nigeria, which happened to be where most slaves going to the 13 colonies and the West Indies came from.

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What language did 1700s American slaves speak? Gullah was one of the languages spoken in the Southern states at the time. It was a combination of English and African languages.

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When did Slaves in the USA learn English? ... French, etc) from prior plantations in the West Indies, some of them would not speak a word. I think the first slaves in New York were creoles, so they would have spoken English with no trouble. The Carolinas brought slaves mainly from Barbados, as another example. ...

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In the Southern states in the 1800's, what language did African slaves speak? Was it a pidgin of some sort? Were they taught to read & write? P.S. It's for a project.

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What language did 1700s American slaves speak? Gullah was one of the languages spoken in the Southern states at the time. It was a combination of English and African languages.

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Did they all speak the same language? Were the colonies "self-sufficient" or did they need to keep importing slaves from Africa? What was the ratio between the slaves and the slave owners? What were the prevailing attitudes towards interactions between slaves and slave owners? Etc., etc.

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Chance writes: Black-American English is the second most spoken English in America. Black English is called Ebonics by Scholars and intellectuals. Black-American Ebonics is the result of Black Slaves and their descendants who had to learn how to speak the English language. The English language of their White slave Masters. The Origins Of Black…

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The reason why black people speak ebonics is because they are the descendants of eboes (Hebrews) that were sent to the Americas on slaves ships, as prophesied in Deuteronomy 28.

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The recordings of former slaves in Voices Remembering Slavery: Freed People Tell Their Stories took place between 1932 and 1975 in nine states. Twenty-three interviewees discuss how they felt about slavery, slaveholders, coercion of slaves, their families, and freedom. Several individuals sing songs, many of which were learned during the time of their enslavement.