Atlantic slave trade
The Atlantic slave trade or transatlantic slave trade took place across the Atlantic Ocean from the 16th through to the 19th centuries. The vast majority of those enslaved that were transported to th...
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8 Key Contributors To The Underground Railroad
In the decades preceding the Civil War, up to 100,000 slaves escaped to the Northern free states or the “promised land” of Canada. Most received help along the way from abolitionists, who ran a vast, ...
What Was The Royal African Company?
In 1619, some 20 Africans arrived at Jamestown, Virginia, where they were purchased from Dutch privateers to aid in the English colony’s luc...
DNA reveals history of buried slaves
Slaves buried in the Caribbean came from different African groups
History of slavery
The history of slavery spans from ancient times to the present day. Slavery was a legally recognized system in which people were legally considered the property or chattel of another. A slave had few ...
History of slavery - Wikipedia
African slave trade
Slavery in Africa has not only existed throughout the continent for many centuries, but continues in the current day. Systems of servitude and slavery were common in parts of the continent, as they we...
African slave trade - Wikipedia
Triangular trade
Triangular trade, or triangle trade, is a historical term indicating trade among three ports or regions. Triangular trade usually evolves when a region has export commodities that are not required in ...
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Abolitionism
Abolitionism is a movement to end slavery, whether formal or informal. In Western Europe and the Americas, abolitionism was a historical movement to end the African and Indian slave trade and set slav...
Abolitionism - Wikipedia
8 Key Contributors To The Underground Railroad
In the decades preceding the Civil War, up to 100,000 slaves escaped to the Northern free states or the “promised land” of Canada. Most received help along the way from abolitionists, who ran a vast, ...
Slavery in India
There is evidence of Slavery in India in ancient times, a practice that escalated with invasions of India in 8th century, and particularly after the 12th century. The study of its history in India is ...
Slavery in the Spanish New World colonies
Slavery in the Spanish colonies began with settlers' enslaving the local indigenous peoples in the Antilles. The Spanish colonists used production quotas to force the local labor to work, in order to ...
Slavery in the Spanish New World colonies - Wikipedia
Slavery in Canada
Slavery in Canada includes both slavery as practiced by First Nations in land that now comprises Canada before European colonization, as well as slavery under European colonization, the latter of whic...
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Slavery among the indigenous peoples of the Americas
Slavery among the indigenous peoples of the Americas took many forms throughout North and South America. Slavery was a common institution among various Pre-Columbian indigenous peoples of the Americas...
Slavery among the indigenous peoples of the Americas - Wikipedia
Aztec slavery
Aztec slavery, within the structure of the Aztec or Mexica society, where slaves (tlacotin) constituted an important class. Tlacotin were distinct from war captives.
Slavery in the Aztec Empire wa...
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Black ladino
Black Ladinos (Spanish: negros ladinos) were Hispanicized black Ladinos, exiled to Spanish America after having spent time in Castile.They were referred to as negros ladinos ("cultivated" or "latinize...
Volga trade route
In the Middle Ages, the Volga trade route connected Northern Europe and Northwestern Russia with the Caspian Sea, via the Volga River. The Rus used this route to trade with Muslim countries on the sou...
Volga trade route - Wikipedia
Slavery in Portugal
Slavery in Portugal occurred since before the country's formation. During the pre-independence period, inhabitants of the current Portuguese territory were often enslaved and enslaved others. After in...
Repartimiento
The Repartimiento ([repartiˈmjento]) (Spanish, "distribution, partition, or division") was a colonial forced labor system imposed upon the indigenous population of Spanish America and the Philippines....
Arab slave trade
The Arab slave trade was the practice of slavery in the Arab world, mainly in Western Asia, North Africa, Southeast Africa, the Horn of Africa and certain parts of Europe (such as Iberia and Sicily) b...
Arab slave trade - Wikipedia
Slavery in medieval Europe
Slavery in early medieval Europe had mostly died out in western Europe about the year 1000 AD, replaced by serfdom. It lingered longer in England and in peripheral areas linked to the Muslim world, wh...
Slavery in medieval Europe - Wikipedia
American Civil War
The American Civil War, widely known in the United States as simply the Civil War as well as other sectional names, was a civil war fought from 1861 to 1865 to determine the survival of the Union or i...
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Slavery in ancient Rome
Slavery in ancient Rome played an important role in society and the economy. Besides manual labor, slaves performed many domestic services, and might be employed at highly skilled jobs and professions...
Slavery in ancient Rome - Wikipedia
Slavery among the indigenous people of the Americas
Slavery among the indigenous peoples of the Americas took many forms throughout North and South America. Slavery was a common institution among various Pre-Columbian indigenous peoples of the Americas...
Slavery among the indigenous people of the Americas - Wikipedia
Slavery in the United States
Slavery in the United States was the legal institution of chattel slavery that existed in the United States of America in the 18th and 19th centuries after it gained independence and before the end of...
Slavery in the United States - Wikipedia
Origins of the American Civil War
Historians debating the origins of the American Civil War focus on the reasons why seven Southern states declared their secession from the United States (the Union), or why they joined to form the Co...
Origins of the American Civil War - Wikipedia
Somersett's Case
Somerset v Stewart (1772) 98 ER 499 (aka Somersett's case, or in State Trials v.XX Sommersett v Steuart) is a famous judgment of the English Court of King's Bench in 1772, which held that chattel slav...
Somersett's Case - Wikipedia
James Somersett
Somerset v Stewart (1772) 98 ER 499 (aka Somersett's case, or in State Trials v.XX Sommersett v Steuart) is a famous judgment of the English Court of King's Bench in 1772, which held that chattel slav...
James Somersett - Wikipedia
Slavery in China
Slavery in history affected millions in China.Women and children were subject to sexual exploitation, The 2007 Chinese slave scandal involved thousands of slaves, including, thousands of children, who...
Slavery in China - Wikipedia
Black Loyalists
A Black Loyalist was an inhabitant of British America of African descent who joined British colonial forces during the American Revolutionary War. Many were slaves held by Patriot rebels, and decided ...
History of slavery in Pennsylvania
When the Dutch and Swedes established colonies in the Delaware Valley, they quickly imported African slaves for workers, or transported them from New Netherland; slavery was documented as early as 163...
History of slavery in Pennsylvania - Wikipedia