Amos Fortune, Free Man

Copeland did not want to give atmuns freedom right away

Explain two reason why Mr. Copeland did not want to give at-mun's freedom right away

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Caleb buys him at the wharf, cutting off the bidding, and he agrees to give "Amos" his freedom once he completes a certain contract. The contract had to be fulfilled first. Amos likes working for Caleb, but when he dies, however, the contract is rendered void, and Amos is again sold as a slave.