Slavery Rights do they have them?

Had rights but they are very useless Slaves had rights — very, very limited ones, to be sure, but rights nonetheless, some bestowed by law, some by custom. It varied by state, but their rights included support in sickness and old age when they could not work (forerunner to Medicare and Medicaid?); the right to lighter work for women, especially during pregnancy; the right to limited religious instruction; the right to marry; even the right to give testimony, in certain circumstances. slaves rights aren't really known because all they do is work and they are really hard to find


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