Historians estimate that more than half of all white immigrants to the English
colonies of North America during the 17th and ...
Slavery became a highly profitable system for white plantation owners in the
colonial South. In South Carolina .... The Growth of Slavery in North America Part
Slavery in America began when the first African slaves were brought to the North
American colony of Jamestown, Virginia, in 1619, to aid in the production of ...
The crew of the Dutch ship was starving, and as John Rolfe noted in a letter to the Virginia Company's treasurer Edwin Sandys, the Dutch traded 20 African slaves for food and supplies.
The colony had many more indentured servants, and historians like Edmund Morgan argu... More »
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Directly or indirectly, the economies of all 13 British colonies in North America
depended on slavery. By the 1620s, the labor-intensive cultivation of tobacco for
The first slave voyage direct from Africa to the Americas probably sailed in 1526.
... The majority of enslaved Africans were brought to British North America ...
When the North American continent was first colonized by Europeans, the land
was vast, the work was harsh, and there was a severe shortage of labor. Men and
Twenty slaves in Virginia Africans brought to Jamestown are the first slaves ...
Colonial North America's slave trade begins when the first American slave carrier