In what way was the south a paternalistic society during the days of slavery?
a) white men followed pursuits such as horseback riding, while white women followed “ladylike” pursuits such as sewing.
b) by using slave labor, plantation owners freed their own children from having to work in the farm fields.
c) slaveholders believed they enslaved people by providing food, shelter, and clothing while relieving them of responsibility.
d) white southerners who did not have enslaved workers found they were often treated like children by those who did.
dred scott is often considered the worst ruling ever handed down by the supreme court. jurists lament its poor logic to start with. basically what it determined is that free or slave, african americans could not sue in a federal court and that the federal government did not have the power to ban slavery in the territories.
what is tortured here is the idea of freedom. the colored, even the "free," were denied citizenship.
the problem with c is that it is true, but c leaves undefined what status they actually did have. what does free mean?
none of your answers say that directly, but i think the best answer is d.
you could get this wrong. it's another of those questions where the right answer is in the head of the writer.
i do believe the answer is a.
representation is your answer
plantation women quilted, raise their children, and their husbands supervise work on the plantation. the average women had house and outdoor duties.women respected and bowed down to their husbands regardless of their class. women of the planter class could get out of doing most of these tasks.
a) white men fo...