History of Africa
From what states were African Americans slaves brought?
Asked in Slavery
How many africans were brought to the states between 1500 and 1800?
Asked in African-American History
Slave owners created difficulties for free African Americans because?
Asked in Cruises and Ocean Liners, South Africa
Which section north or south had enslaved African Americans?
What states to return fugitive slaves to their owners?
Asked in Decade - 1950s, Decade - 1980s
How many africans were forcibly transported to the Americans between 1520 and 1870s?
Why were west African slaves were seen as desirable to use as slaves?
Asked in English to Hebrew
Did the slaves brought to the American shore speak Hebrew?
Who first brought Africans to Jamestown?
African Americans arrived in the colonies first as indentured servants, but in 1619 a Dutch ship arrived in Jamestown with 20 slaves. This began slavery in the English colonies and after the introduction of the cotton gin the population of slaves grew. By the 1860's there were 4 million slaves in the southern states.