They were forced to work. They did not what so ever get paid anything, in fact, they got the opposite, they got abused or beaten when they didn't do it fast enough or good enough.
Slavery was important to people, especially in Alabama.
Slaves were badly beaten as this one was. They were beaten until they chose to work.
Many black people were forced to serve/work for many people
Mostly White richer people owned many slaves due to increase in money.
They mostly worked in plantations as in - Tobacco, Rice and cotton as well.
Abraham Lincoln was our 16th president of the U.S.
He was the first president ever against slavery
He abolished slavery because he felt in his heart that it was very wrong and cruel to the slaves and he believed it created a bad habit.
Abraham Lincoln made very many people happy when doing this, especially slaves
There were a couple of people that did not agree to this and that was people who owned the slaves but also people who wanted slaves but could not aford them