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06/03/2021

What kinds of jobs were given to the slaves?

What kinds of jobs were given to the slaves?

Bakers; Barbers; Basket Makers; Blacksmiths; Brewers; Bricklayers; Brick Makers; Butchers; Cabinet Makers; Canoe Men; Carpenters; Carters; Cartwrights; Caulkers; Coachmen; Colliers; Cooks; Coopers; Curriers; Dairy Maids; Dancers; Ditchers; Drivers; Doctors; Dressmakers; Farmers; Ferrymen; Fiddle Makers; Fiddlers; …

What were the two most common jobs for slaves in the antebellum South?

Many slaves living in cities worked as domestics, but others worked as blacksmiths, carpenters, shoemakers, bakers, or other tradespeople.

How did the slaves make sugar?

When the cane was ripe, the enslaved workers cut the sugar cane by hand with broad curved machetes and loaded the stems onto carts. Mills were slow and inefficient so during the harvesting season the slaves worked in the mill and boiling house 24 hours a day to process the crop.

Who brought sugarcane to America?

Columbus

Where does America get sugar?

Most of the sugar will come from Mexico, because trade agreements give Mexico first dibs on the American market. The U.S. hasn’t imported so much sugar since 1981, back when Americans consumed more sugar and less high-fructose corn syrup.

What company is the world’s largest sugar user?

Global players

Rank Company Country
1. Südzucker AG Germany
2. Cosan SA Industria & Comercio Brazil
3. British Sugar Plc UK
4. Tereos Internacional SA France

Who produces the most sugar in the world?

2019

10 LARGEST PRODUCERS 10 LARGEST CONSUMERS
(in mln metric tonnes, tel quel)
1 India India
2 Brazil EU-28
3 EU-28 China

What country consumes the most sugar?

the United States