At Jamestown, Virginia, approximately 20 captive Africans are sold into slavery in the British North American colonies.
The first commercial tobacco crop is raised in Jamestown, Virginia.
Colonial North America's slave trade begins when the first American slave carrier, Desire, is built and launched in Massachusetts.
The abolition of slavery occurred at different times in different countries. It
frequently occurred sequentially in more than one stage - for example, as
abolition of ...
Slavery and the Making of America Dramatic re-enactment of slaves being
transported ... America and slavery developed side by side; their shared history
The practice of slavery becomes a legally recognized institution in British
America. Colonial assemblies begin to enact laws known as slave codes, which
Follow the timeline to learn more about the history of slavery in the United States,
including the arrival of the first African slaves to America, the federal ...
TIMELINE OF SLAVERY IN AMERICA 1501-1865. 1501. African Slaves in the
New World Spanish settlers bring slaves from Africa to Santo. Domingo (now the
Portuguese negotiate the first slave trade agreement that also includes gold and
ivory. By the end of the 19th Century, because of the slave trade, five times as ...
Slavery's Roots: War and Economic Domination ..... Many historical timeline
entries are adapted from New Slavery: A Reference Handbook by Kevin Bales, ...
Use this timeline for an overview of key incidents that influenced the development
of, resistance to, and escape from slavery—America's “peculiar institution.”.
Slavers whipped slaves who displeased them. Clergy preached that slavery was
the will of God. Scientists "proved" that blacks were less evolved-a subspecies ...