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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slavery_in_the_United_States

Slavery in the United States was the legal institution of human chattel enslavement, primarily of ..... Slaves and free blacks also fought on the side of rebels during the Revolutionary War. Washington authorized slaves to be freed who fought with ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_slavery

The history of slavery spans many cultures, nationalities, and religions from ancient times to the ...... Over 200,000 free blacks and newly freed slaves fought for the Union in the Army and Navy, thereby validating their claims to full citizenship.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atlantic_slave_trade

The Atlantic slave trade or transatlantic slave trade involved the transportation by slave traders ..... To satisfy this inordinate appetite, they seize many of our black free subjects.... They sell them. After having taken these prisoners [to the coast] ...

www.history.com/topics/black-history/slavery

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 ...

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

Slavery in what became the United States probably began with the arrival of "20 and odd" enslaved Africans to the British colony of Jamestown, Virginia, in 1619.

www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/history/2015/09/slavery_myths_seven_lies_half_truths_and_irrelevancies_people_trot_out_about.html

Sep 29, 2015 ... The Irish were slaves too; slaves had it better than Northern factory workers; black people fought for the Confederacy; and other lies, half-truths, ...

www.snopes.com/facts-about-slavery

One of the less well known aspects of the history of slavery is how many and how often non-whites owned and traded slaves in early America. Free black slave ...

www.britannica.com/topic/African-American/Slavery-in-the-United-States

African Americans - Slavery in the United States: Black slaves played a major, though unwilling and generally unrewarded, role in laying the economic ...

www.theroot.com/did-black-people-own-slaves-1790895436

Mar 4, 2013 ... For me, the really fascinating questions about black slave-owning are how many black "masters" were involved, how many slaves did they own ...