The History of African American Slavery
Without a doubt, the institution of slavery is the darkest period in American history. When the young country was proving to the world the power of democracy, in its own backyard, millions of slaves of African descent toiled in the fields under harsh...
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How Slavery Affected African American Families. Heather Andrea Williams
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill National Humanities Center Fellow
The nearly 250-year history of slavery
in the United States had a profound effect on African
history. In this section, learn about topics ranging from the economic importance of slavery
to the operations of the Underground Railroad. More »
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 ...
Well over 90 percent of African slaves were imported into the Caribbean and
South America. Only about 6 percent of imports went directly to British North ...
African American life in the United States has been framed by migrations, forced
and free. A forced migration from Africa—the transatlantic slave trade—carried ...
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 ...
Unit 3 African American Slavery in the Colonial Era, 1619-1775 ... In general, the
conditions of slavery in the northern colonies, where slaves were engaged ...