Work in the field was terrible and they didn't get enough food to last them the whole day.
She was the most famous Underground Railroad conductor, she rescued more than 300 slaves.
If a slave didn't have a pass they would accused of trying to escape and then they might get hit with a whip several times.
Slave trading was like animal trading and some considered it like a business.
The houses of the slaves lived in were very small and they weren't built as well as the masters house.
Clotee and William are the same age but Clotee feels like William is younger than her because he is always whining.
Clotee learned how to read while she was fanning her masters.
Clotee writes in her diary almost every night before she goes to sleep so her owners won't see her writing in her diary.
Clotee writes words in her diary like H-O-M-E and then thinks of a picture in her mind of what that word means.
Miz Lilly (Clotee's owner) goes to the kitchen and checks on Aunt Tee and Clotee while they are cooking.