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Encyclopedia > Children of the Plantation

"Children of the Plantation" was a euphemism used in the 19th-century United States to identify the offspring of black slave women by their white owners. Such children, who were legally slaves, were seldom acknowledged by their white fathers.


Alex Haley's Queen is a partly factual historical novel, now made into a movie, which has helped to bring knowledge of the "children of the plantation" to public attention in recent years.




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Children of the plantation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (105 words)
"Children of the plantation" was a euphemism used in the 19th-century United States to identify the offspring of fl slave women by their white owners.
Such children, who were legally slaves, were seldom acknowledged by their white fathers.
Alex Haley's Queen is a partly factual historical novel, now made into a movie, which has helped to bring knowledge of the "children of the plantation" to public attention in recent years.
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