Author : George Fitzhugh

Prior Knowledge: wrote in 1857, southerners thought slavery was beneficial to all parties involved.

Place and Time: 1857, in the south.

Audience: All citizens

Reason: to persuade and justify that slavery is beneficial

Main Argument: slaves are happy and if they were freed, they would create chaos due to irresponsibility.

Significance: It showed that southern whites were pro-slavery, and how slaves were treated and viewed.