In the most recent episode of Mercy Street, a disturbing new layer was added to the already tragic and tense atmosphere within Mansion House Hospital. Aurelia Johnson, the young, so-called contraband slave woman, is coerced and then raped by menacing hospital steward Silas Bullen.
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She provided freedom for daughters to devote themselves to their self-development and relieved mothers from exhausting labor, while requiring no financial or emotional maintenance, "no empathy. Masters owned slaves and largely dictated the conditions under which they toiled. All rights reserved. According to historian Mark Thomas Connelly, "a group of books and pamphlets appeared announcing a startling claim: a pervasive and depraved conspiracy was at large in the land, brutally trapping and seducing American girls into lives of enforced prostitution, or 'white slavery.
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