United States History

Which of the following people probably had the hardest and most thankless life in the colonies?

(A) A farmer’s wife
(B) A female slave
(C) A male slave
(D) A cobbler
(E) A blacksmith’s apprentice
  1. Correct Answer: B

    Explanation:

    Everyone in the colonies worked hard in one way or another. However, a slave had a much harder life than did any free person, and a female slave had the hardest time of all because she was subject to sexual abuse.

Test ID: 1516
Source: SAT Practice Test