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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.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timeline_of_abolition_of_slavery_and_serfdom

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 ...

www.pbs.org/wnet/slavery/timeline

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

www.mtholyoke.edu/~kmporter/slaverytimeline.htm

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

sharondraper.com/timeline.pdf

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  ...

www.infoplease.com/timelines/history-slavery-america

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 ...

www.nationalgeographic.org/interactive/slavery-united-states

Browse through an interactive timeline of America's "peculiar institution."

www.ushistory.org/more/timeline.htm

By the end of the 19th Century, because of the slave trade, five times as many Africans (over 11 million) would arrive in the Americas than Europeans.

www.brycchancarey.com/slavery/chrono3.htm

Jul 24, 2013 ... Slavery Timeline 1501-1600: a detailed chronology of slavery, abolition, and emancipation in the sixteenth century.

www.ferris.edu/HTMLS/news/jimcrow/timeline/slavery.htm

The invention of the cotton gin in 1793 solidified the importance of slavery to the South's economy. By the mid-19th century, America's westward expansion, ...