Frequently Asked Questions about Slavery at Monticello
- Were some of the Monticello slaves born in Africa?
- Could the Monticello slaves read and write?
- Did Monticello slaves attend church?
- How were Jefferson’s slaves treated?
- How did Jefferson acquire his slaves?
- Did Jefferson think that slavery was profitable?
- Did Jefferson buy and sell slaves?
- Did Jefferson free his slaves?
- Did slaves marry?
- Were there cases of resistance at Monticello?
- Did any of Monticello's slaves run away?
- What did slaves wear?
- How long was the work and did Monticello's slaves have holidays?
- Did slave children work?
- Did Jefferson pay his slaves?
- How did Jefferson feel about slavery?