African American portal · v · t · e. Slavery in the United States was the legal
institution of human chattel slavery that existed in the ...
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 first slave voyage direct from Africa to the Americas probably sailed in 1526.
... The Middle Passage was dangerous and miserable for African slaves.
Jan 6, 2014 ... In fact, the overwhelming percentage of the African slaves were shipped directly
to the Caribbean and South America; Brazil received 4.86 ...
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 ...
Early in the seventeenth century, a Dutch ship loaded with African slaves
introduced a solution—and a new problem—to the New World. Slaves were most
Revisit America's arduous journey through slavery with this special collection of
videos and web-exclusive features by trusted producers across PBS. Each of the
Dec 21, 2014 ... This image claiming that the first slave owner in America was a black man has
been going around social media for the last few months.
Eyewitness account of the African slave trade. ... The slave trade between
Western Africa and the America's reached its peak in the mid-18th century when
it is ...
Nov 5, 2011 ... Slavery in the United States began soon after English colonists first settled ...
Most slaves were black and were held by whites, although some ...