Punishments inflicted under the apprenticeship system
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Punishments inflicted under the apprenticeship system extracted from the appendix to a report recently published by the Committee of the London Anti-Slavery Society, on Negro apprenticeship in the British Colonies. by Anti-slavery Society (Great Britain)

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Published by Published at the Office of the London Anti-Slavery Society; J. Hatchard [etc.] in London .
Written in English


  • Punishment -- Great Britain -- Colonies,
  • Apprentices -- Great Britain -- Colonies,
  • Blacks -- West Indies, British

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Edition Notes

ContributionsAnti-slavery Society (Great Britain).
The Physical Object
Pagination16 p.
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18877285M

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Negro apprenticeship in the colonies a review of the report of the select committee of the House of Commons, appointed to inquire into "the working of the apprenticeship system in the colonies, the condition of the apprentices, and the laws and regulations affecting them which have been passed.". Understanding the Apprenticeship Period is to appreciate what our fore-mothers went through to keep their children off the plantations. In the British West Indies, the Abolition of Slavery Act , granted slave owners £20 million compensation for the loss of their slaves. Apprenticeship was created as a middle ground between slavery and complete emancipation. The idea was to improve working conditions for ex-slaves, grant them wages, and some degree of choice of work. Under apprenticeship planters were required to pay wages to their slaves. An apprenticeship is a system of training a new generation of practitioners of a trade or profession with on-the-job training and often some accompanying study (classroom work and reading). Apprenticeships can also enable practitioners to gain a license to practice in a regulated profession. Most of their training is done while working for an employer who helps the apprentices learn their.

Apr 09,  · The most notable work was done by Joseph Sturge and Thomas Harvey who came to Jamaica and the Leeward Island in They wrote a book called 'The West Indies in ' which was a best seller in England and described in exaggerated form the workings of the apprenticeship. They concluded that the system was not working and was destructive. NASA Images Solar System Collection Ames Research Center. Brooklyn Museum. Full text of "Negro apprenticeship in the British colonies" See other formats. Start studying Criminal Justice Final Exam. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. punishment inflicted on a person who has harmed others & so deserves to be penalized - an eye for an eye limited system of rewards and punishments, exchange relationships between officers and inmates, and the. May 30,  · THE PUNISHMENTS and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more Enter your mobile number or email address below /5(83).

The apprenticeship system is the name applied to the plan instituted in the interval between slavery and emancipation to prepare the slaves to assume the duties of freemen. The Bill originally proposed a loan of £15, , to slave owners from the British government, . Slaves therefore became ‘apprentices’ and continued to work for low wages under their old masters. Supposedly, they were being trained to be free. Because of the way that this system worked, the end of slavery did not really mean freedom for the slaves. Apprenticeship was seen by many as another form of . Thomas N. Tyson ST. JOHN FISHER COLLEGE David Oldroyd UNIVERSITY OF NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE and Richard K. Fleischman JOHN CARROLL UNIVERSITY ACCOUNTING, COERCION AND SOCIAL CONTROL DURING APPRENTICESHIP: CONVERTING SLAVE WORKERS TO WAGE WORKERS IN THE BRITISH WEST INDIES, C Abstract: The paper describes the natu. Nov 12,  · THE APPRENTICESHIP SYSTEM Aims of apprenticeship * To provide a peaceful transition from slavery to freedom * To guarantee planters an adequate supply of labour during the period and prepare for full freedom * To train apprentices for freedom especially working for wages * To enable the colonial governments to revise the system of justice and establish institutions suitable for a free .