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Slavery

>Who originally started slavey? >What was the purpose? >who was the first and last slaves >who ended slavery....
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Jordan Mann

on 20 May 2010

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Who started slavery?

What was the purpose?

Who was the first & last slave?

Who ended slavery?

What was the first slave ship to come to america? slavery Who started slavery?

What was the purpose of Slavery? The main pupose of slavery was free labour.
Slaves were convient to own.. They did alot of work so you dont have to.. First slave? The first documented slave brought to america was Adam Collard
he was brought to Jamestown in 1609... no -one specifically started slavery
however a few slaves started to get imported from africa as early as 1619 What was the first slave ship to America? The first slave ship to come to America was the ss Jesus.
The captain was Sir John Hawkins It stated that a healthy negro about 36 years old was sold for $4,900 or $200 Confederate money.15 year old negro girl was $400 or less. Last person born a slave was Mitchell Watkin in 1842 Presidents Washington,Jefferson,and Monroe all at, one point, owned slaves... There are still illegal slaves today.At the end of 2006 there were 28.4 million In the south about 26% of the familes owned slaves over 1600 familes in South Carolina owned slaves Slavery was abolished by the 13th amendement of the constution in 1865 also known as the Emancipation Proclamation...... The emancipation proclaimation was passed by congress and signed by Abraham Lioncoln on February 1st, 1865.....

The Emancipation Proclamation end slavery...
what was the most popular type of punishment?

While the lash was popular, branding was more common since the punished slave wouldn't have to take time off as with a severe beating.



Frederick Douglass was of the generation which had fought to make the Constitution a reality for 4 million slaves in the southern United States. He had advised President Lincoln in 1862 to free the slaves in Washington, D.C., and was one of the strongest advocates for creating black military units to fight for the Union in the Civil War. As he fought against slavery, he also realized that what he was fighting was an economic system directly opposed to the American System on which the country had been founded The Emancipation Proclamation did not free all slaves in the United States. Rather, it declared free only those slaves living in states not under Union control freed slaves
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