1. Slaves had no rights
2. Slaves were often punished by their masters
3. Slaves were punished for not working hard enough.
4. Slaves were allowed to speak to each other in their native language
5. Slaves that tried to run away were put in shackles
6. Punishments were carried out away from other slaves
7. Slaves that did not work hard enough were whipped
8. Walking on a treadmill for long hours was a punishment.
9. The punishment given often depended on the type of 'crime'
10. Slaves owners were punished if they punished slaves too often