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1619: At Jamestown, Virginia, approximately 20 captive Africans are sold into slavery in the British North American colonies.
1612: The first commercial tobacco crop is raised in Jamestown, Virginia.
1636: Colonial North America's slave trade begins when the first American slave carrier, Desire, is built and launched in Massachusetts.

History of slavery - Wikipedia


The history of slavery spans nearly every culture, nationality, and religion from ancient times to the present day. However the social, economic, and legal ...

Slavery in America - Black History - HISTORY.com


Find out more about the history of Slavery in America, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on ...

history of slavery - HistoryWorld


HISTORY OF SLAVERY including An evil of civilization, Slaves in Babylon, Slaves in Greece, Slaves in Rome, Slaves in the Middle Ages, Portuguese slave  ...

A History of Slavery in the United States - National Geographic Society


Use this timeline for an overview of key incidents that influenced the development of, resistance to, and escape from slavery—America's “peculiar institution.”.

Slavery in the Ancient, Medieval, and Early Modern ... - Digital History


Slavery dates back to prehistoric times and was apparently modeled on the domestication of animals. From the earliest periods of recorded history, slavery was ...

A Brief History Of Slavery -- New Internationalist


Aug 5, 2001 ... Photo: Anti-slavery International. A brief history of Slavery. Origins Slavery began with civilization. For hunter-gatherers slaves would have been ...

History of Slavery


First Slaves. White Lion. In 1619, a Dutch ship, the White Lion, captured 20 enslaved Africans in a battle with a Spanish ship. They landed at Jamestown, Virginia ...

Slavery in History « Free the Slaves


Slavery's Roots: War and Economic Domination. 6800 B.C. The world's first city- state emerges in Mesopotamia. Land ownership and the early stages of ...

The History of Slavery - Realhistoryww


Click here for the History of Slavery from a North American and European perspective ... Slavery in ancient cultures was known to occur in civilizations as old as ...