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The beginning of the slavery


cynthia ah-pew

on 25 November 2009

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The first slaves in America Definition of Slave:
One bound in servitude as the property of a person or household.

http://www.thefreedictionary.com/slave Jamestown, Virginia in 1619
Europeans colonizing America
European workers
4-7 years
Earn their freedom
Poor americans
1641 new law in Massachusetts
Slaves as property European hunters in Africa
sudan(Ghana,Mali and songhai)
Kidnapped or bought
whiskey and guns

the middle passage
from europe to the vest coste
ship to america
1600-1700 portuguese and spanish
A slaves story
Olaudah Equiano or gustavus vassa.
kidnapped at 11 years old.
was sold three times, first in virginia, then two times in England
Got the name Gustavus Vassa
Learned him how to free the slaves

Compitance aimes.
•reflect on how cultural differences and dissimilar value systems can affect communication
•elaborate on and discuss a number of international and global challenges
culture crash and hate
"white people" and "black people"
to be forced to do something
From Africa to America

law agains and not for slaves
slaves could earn teir freedom in the start

most of my information
more information
Gustavus' book

The first slaves in America.
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