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Timeline: Slavery
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.

Abolition of slavery timeline - Wikipedia

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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 . Timeline | PBS

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Slavery and the Making of America Dramatic re-enactment of slaves being transported ... America and slavery developed side by side; their shared history was ...

Slavery Timeline

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The practice of slavery becomes a legally recognized institution in British America. Colonial assemblies begin to enact laws known as slave codes, which restrict ...

Slavery in America History Timeline (Abolition of Slave Trade, 14th ...

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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 - Sharon Draper

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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  ...

American Anti-Slavery and Civil Rights Timeline - USHistory.org

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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 in History « Free the Slaves

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Slavery's Roots: War and Economic Domination ..... Many historical timeline entries are adapted from New Slavery: A Reference Handbook by Kevin Bales, ...

Slavery Timeline - Black History at HarpWeek.com

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The Republican party takes a free-soil stance on slavery by opposing its expansion into the territories, while recognizing the institution's legality in the South.

Jim Crow Museum: Timeline - Ferris State University

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Slavers whipped slaves who displeased them. Clergy preached that slavery was the will of God. Scientists "proved" that blacks were less evolved-a subspecies ...