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Slavery is the practice of taking ownership of another human being. All questions about slavery in history, the effects of slavery, or slavery in the modern world can be asked here.
You could say that the Romans had slaves since they came into existence. Slavery is as old as mankind and every civilization, both ancient and modern had slaves. The Romans along with other ancient peoples had a slave based economy and many aspects of civilization are due to not only a slave's...
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Granville Sharp (10 November 1735 - 6 July 1813) was one ofthe first English campaigners for the abolition of slave trade. Healso involved himself in trying to correct other social injustices.Sharp formulated the plan to settle blacks in Sierra leone, andfounded the St.George's Bay Company, a...
The south was abundant with farm Lands and land was being split in a sort of rent. People could work like the slaves has but they lived and ate free without force.
Late 1960's black people where given equality by the Jim Crow laws banning segregation (or separation of race) although the slaves were released long before this sadly they where free but still treated like a load or sh#% for another hundred so years
The concept of reparations can be traced back at least to JamesMonroe's effort to repatriate freed slaves in Africa, which createdthe country of Liberia, starting in 1816.
Many of the poor Irish emigrants protested the proclamation,leading to riots when the Union instituted the draft. It gave theUnion the moral high ground so that: diplomatically, it preventedEngland, France, and Spain from recognizing The Confederacy as asovereign nation, preventing them from lending...
Slavery exist in the U.S since the mid 1600s . NEW RESPONDENT. The first twenty Black slaves were brought in Virginia by a Dutchprivateer in August of the year 1619.
It is estimated that about 2,000 fleeing slaves passed through Ohioa year between 1830 and 1860. The Pennsylvania Vigilance Committeeclaimed that it helped a total of 9,000 slaves flee from the southfrom 1830 to 1860.
Because the conditions were so brutal and European diseases sovirulent that native American populations were decimated. TheSpanish and Portuguese turned to Africans who were much moreresistant to these viruses and conditions.
well you shouldn't have slaves, but if you mean like maids and/orbutlers then you need to give them a fair salary, and treat themfairly, basically common sense
i would guess that he would be in favor of it bc state was confederate
Many of the plantations that used slaves grew tobacco, a profitable crop back then.
From the Scottish plantation (and slave) owners.
Slaves started the underground railroad to help slaves escape from slavery. It was a step towards rebelling. The underground railroad consisted of safe houses where escaping slaves could hide and earn money until a safe time to hopefully go back home..
Some were might against it, but Arkansas was part of the states FOR slavery.
slaves begin with black people cuz white people didint like them and they were force to work.
Much of the economy of the early US, especially the southern states, depended on slavery.
Basically he he made the decision that apartheid needed to be reformed, he dismantled petty apartheid laws and then announced the end of apartheid altogether. He released leaders of the black resistance, including Nelson Mandela. In addition, he signed the Pretoria Minote.
No, it is a subset of slavery. Chattel slavery is where there is outright ownership of the human being, with him being bought, sold and traded. The larger term slavery refers to the variety of ways in which one person is forced to give up labor and time against his will, or be unable to leave. ...
The Freedmen's Bureau helped African Americans. In the years following the Civil War, the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands (the Freedmen's Bureau) provided assistance to tens of thousands of former slaves and impoverished whites in the Southern States and the District of Columbia....
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They were used to make money for their owners.
kill them all so they don't need to be slaves.
Abolitionists were worried that the Emancipation Proclamation wasnothing more than a war measure. They feared it would carry noweight after the American Civil War ended.
his challenges are he was a slave .  
If you mean from the TV show-Queens, NY
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Yes there was slavery in Panama. The Spanish tried first with thenative Americans which was not too successful. Then they boughtAfricans for slaves. The Africans that ran away from their masterswere called Cimarrons. The Cimarrons helped Sir Francis Drake stealgold from the Spanish.
Because it is easier to steal another mans labor when you have the power, than to earn a an honest living your self.
~One reason is that they felt it was morally wrong. ~Another is they thought it was their religious duty. ~And lastly they believed it went against the goal of the republic (liberty and equality for all).
All such codes became null and void with the ratification of the 13th Amendment in 1865, although many southern states adopted "Black Codes" to keep former slaves from voting and imposed other restrictions. These were eliminated with the 14th and 15th Amendments.
In 1830, James Andrew Jackson became the first non-native settlerof the town that would become known as Freedom, Wisconsin. He wasan African American who traveled there to gain his freedom.
Freedom, Wisconsin is located in the United States. The town islocated in Outagamie county. As of 2014, the population is 5,842.
Lincoln was actually for slavery for a while. He didn't really care much about slavery problems until the early 1860s. I think he either changed his mind or he thought it would be good for his next election.
His master unwisely took him into free soil, and then back into slave country. If Dred wanted his freedom, he should have applied for it on free soil, where it would have been granted automatically.
Shackles, chains, and torture.
Many were - and the worst ones tended to be downriver in Mississippi. (Hence the fear of being 'sold down the river') Others who were highly respectable, like Robert E.Lee, treated slaves harshly because they thought blacks would abuse lenient treatment. Curiously, the Confederate President was a...
It disappeared in the North, because it did not suit the factory system. In the South, it would only have survived if foreign countries had recognised the Confederacy. If Lincoln had lost the Election of 1864, there would probably have been a negotiated peace, and slavery would have lasted a...
It looked reasonable on paper. But these new territories were new to voting, and the voters were vulnerable to intimidation by armed gangs. All the elections in Kansas and Nebraska were denounced as being rigged, and the results were fairly close anyway. In the end, the war settled the matter.
When southern plantation owners had more fields and more land they needed people to help work in them which is where slaves came into be. It all was from the triangular trade and the slaves came here to work on the plantations. The reason they chose the slaves to work was because they were basically...
Blackface minstrelsy was prolific in the 1800s. It stereotypedslaves as dumb and happy or exaggeratedly refined. The caricaturesfed a racist narrative about African behavior, attitudes, andculture.
To the best of my knowledge, there are no official records to show if President Abraham Lincoln received any votes from the slave states in the election of 1860. If there were records, they more than likely got destroyed over the years by carelessness, fire, or flood. Today, it's a much different...
Instead of correcting this I will just add on slavery dates back to prehistoric man the Jews where slaves in Egypt which surley predates 1400 BC or AD not sure what this fellow above me was on probley a black fellow no disrespect indented. Every culture has been impacted in one way or another by...
man is born with a free will and intellect to survive in his surroundings. but if theses god- given gifts will not be used properly and wisely, man cannot attain what he wants to be and what he has to do.
An army doctor who had unwisely taken him into free soil and then back to slave country. This made his status uncertain, and when the doctor died and left the slave to his family, the local judges were able to deny him his freedom. It is not known why he didn't apply for his freedom while he was...
She was involved in creating the underground railroad, a method of hiding and transporting slaves from states that allowed slave owership, to states where slaves were not allowed. Generally, the northern states were free states and the southern were slave owner states. She was an important figure in...
Well sice slavery doesn't exist anymore except in the southern states so someone ould not make you a slave
If it's owner dies, it'll probably get sold to another master, after going to the 'slave market'.
Yes, they were slaves in Ulster County, New York
Norbert Rilliex died just like everyone else. He got old and then he died
They went because it was a great trading city.
They were whipped and beaten, so they could learn to love there lives!
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in the south Slavery in the United States had its origins with the first English colonization of North America in Virginia in 1607, although African slaves were brought to Spanish Florida as early as the 1560s. H...
This is the one I learned that slave owners would say "Blacks areanimals, you don't treat animals the same way you treat humans," Ijust can't even comprehend how immoral and cruel slave owners were.
The Tuskegee Institute was officially opened on July 4, 1881. Its head and only teacher at the time was Booker T. Washington. General Samuel C. Armstrong, head of the Hampton Institute, where Washington formerly taught, recommended him to establish the school to two Alabama men interested in...
No they didn't, Eh? "Yes" Canada did have slavery which they ended sometime in the 1830's. Canada used both African Americans as slaves and Aborigines as slaves.
To get money, muscles,ladies etc.
frederick douglass tought himself
virginia and west virginia were early homes of booker t waswhington
Abe. Linchon,s greatgrandfather No, The first registered slave owner was Anthony Johnson in around 1670's. He died around 1696. When he first arrived on American shores, he had no last name. Just Anthony. So he registered in the census as only Anthony the negro. That's right! He was Black. The...
Because some people were too lazy to do their own work and so they make an African American slave do it for them.
He was important because he was a African American, and he helped abolish the racism in the U.S.
First of all use the past tense, Mr. Douglass died a long time ago. He was an ex-slave and was extremely active in the Abolitionist cause. It might be a rational conclusion that as he opposed slavery- which horrifically upset family life in the normal sense ( children were kidnapped or slavenapped...
Slavery is a social-economic system under which certain persons - known as slaves - are deprived of personal freedom and compelled to work. Most of us likely assume that slavery is a thing of the past-a horrific institution that died along with the soldiers of the Civil War whose sacrifice...
There is only one recorded instance in Canadian history of the law failing a Black refugee in the case of escaped slave, Archy Lanton . In 1856, two Canadian magistrates cooperated with US officials in his secret capture and transportation back to his owner. Both Canadians were immediately...
Many shifted their votes from Republicans to Democrats
It took him 10min to say the speech..............
in stable two-person households
the slaves were taken from west Africa to provide labour in the new world
She showed that women could be effective leaders.
she married thomas SHE MARRIED THOMAS OK
Kandake Amanirenas, Was A Nuba Queen of Meroe. She is best known for defeating the Romans after a series of broken treaties, and difficult battles, one of which caused her to lose her sight in one eye.