The Spanish usually baptized slaves in Africa before embarking them. As English
law then considered baptized Christians ...
Slavery in America began when the first African slaves were brought to the North
American colony of Jamestown, Virginia, in 1619, to aid in the production of ...
Colonial Williamsburg - Experience life in the 18th century at America's largest ...
Since the cultivation of tobacco was extremely labor-intensive, African slave ...
Oct 21, 2014 ... They think the majority of African slaves came to the American colonies, but they
didn't. They talk about 400 hundred years of slavery, but it ...
The ship Desire, a vessel of Colonial America's slave trade, is built and launched
in ... Most African American slaveholders, historians say, "had some personal ...
How Slavery Affected African American Families. Heather Andrea Williams
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill National Humanities Center Fellow
The first slave voyage direct from Africa to the Americas probably sailed in 1526.
... The majority of enslaved Africans were brought to British North America ...
In 1654, John Casor became the first legal slave in America. Anthony Johnson,
previously an African indentured slave, claimed John Casor as his slave.
Sep 29, 2015 ... A certain resistance to discussion about the toll of American slavery isn't ... “Black
people enslaved each other in Africa, and black people ...
African Americans had been enslaved in what became the United States since
early in the 17th century. Even so, by the time of the American Revolution and ...