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1811 Slave Revolt
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20596.8501-01-2002
Perhaps one of the most neglected areas of African American history in the United States is the hundreds of slave revolts that have occurred here.
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64 Years to Make a Negro!
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21368.5601-01-2002
64 Years to Make a Negro! Alfred Ali PART II: The Negro Was Made in the Image of the Whiteman Creating A Slave 1555-1619 The Instructions of a White Slave-owner
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A Freed Slave on His Own
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208910201-01-2002
A Freed Slave on His Own Tom Gall starts a farm in Oyster Bay and even buys a slave for himself By George DeWan Staff Writer When Alice Crabb's will was probated in Oyster Bay in October, 1685, it contained a striking sentence about her slave, known as Bl
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A Positive Light - Freedom Shackled
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19941101-01-2002
Behind the black curtain, there are voices. They are African voices of different dialects, each with an invitation to share a personal story. Step through the curtain and it becomes clear that these are the voices of ghosts.
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Abolition
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20144.5201-01-2002
The American Anti-Slavery Society was established in 1833, but abolitionist sentiment antedated the republic. For example, the charter of Georgia prohibited slavery, and many of its settlers fought a losing battle against allowing it in the colony.
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Africa: Life of Olaudah Equiano
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198210101-01-2002
Extract from: The Interesting Narrative of The Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, The African. Written by Himself. That part of Africa, known by the name of Guinea, to which the trade for slaves is carried on, extends along the coast above 3400 m
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African American Genealogy Village
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19953201-01-2002
Genealogy, Wills and Slave-info
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African American Journey: Prosser, Gabriel
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198210101-01-2002
Prosser, Gabriel: a hero in black history. A biography of Gabriel Prosser, an African American slave who attempted to lead a slave revolt in Virginia in 1800 to free the slaves and set up a black..
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African American Journey: The Life of Rev. Thomas James
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20311101-01-2002
James, Rev. Thomas: a hero in black history. An autobiography of Rev. Thomas James, born a slave who then escaped to Canada and returned to the United States; who educated himself to become a...
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African American Journey: Vesey, Denmark
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19821101-01-2002
Vesey, Denmark: a hero in black history. A biography of Denmark Vesey, a free black who attempted to lead a slave revolt in South Carolina in 1822. The revolt's failure resulted in harsh state laws...
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African American Odyssey: Slavery--The Peculiar Institution (Part 2)
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20499201-01-2002
Slavery--The Peculiar Institution The first captives came to the Western Hemisphere in the early 1500s. Twenty African slaves were brought to Jamestown, Virginia, in 1619.
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African Americans at Jamestown
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19758.33301-01-2002
AFRICAN AMERICANS AT JAMESTOWN The first documented "20 and Odd" Blacks that arrived in Jamestown, Virginia in August of 1619 are not known to have been immediately enslaved.
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African Americans in Missouri/MOWebgen Project
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199910104-15-2006
When I began my family history research earlier in January 1999, I found very little detailed information about African Americans in Missouri. For example, most of the Missouri GenWeb county sites did not include historical information about African American people.
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African Connection
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19991101-01-2002
The Hebrew/Israelites and The African Slave Trade How Do the two Relate? By Chawviv ben Yisrael In school, in history classes, students are taught about the African Slave Trade: how the black...
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African Immigranats
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19941101-01-2002
African Immigrants The First Slaves The first immigrants of African descent arrived in Virginia in August 1619. Over the next forty years VirginiaÆs Negro population grew slowly, and at mid century it numbered only about three hundred.
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African Slave Trade Patrol
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19701101-01-2002
1820-1861 Long illegal, the infamous slave trade was declared by Congress in 1819 to be piracy, and as such, punishable by death. The Navy's African Slave Trade Patrol was established to search for and bring to ...
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AFRICAN SLAVERY IN AMERICA - PAINE
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20009201-01-2002
AFRICAN SLAVERY IN AMERICA TO AMERICANS (Editor's Note: Though Paine was not the first, as some have said, to advocate the aboliton of slavery in Amerca, he was certainly one of the earliest and most...
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African-American History: William Hayden
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20131101-01-2002
Narrative of William Hayden Hayden, William Narrative of William Hayden containing a faithful account of his travels for a number of years, whilst a slave in the South written by himself.
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AfricanPlanet.com Featuring Black History About Slave Nat Turner
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200110101-01-2002
African-American history guide features a narrative depicting the events of Turner's 1831 slave uprising.
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Africans in America/Part 4/Butler Island
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197110101-01-2002
People & Events Butler Island 1839 It would be difficult to define it truly by either the name of land or water, for 'tis neither liquid nor solid but a kind of mud sponge floating on the bosom...
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AFRO-American - Black Resistance: Slavery in the US
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19921101-01-2002
Resource features a collection of essays that documents the history of African-Americans' resistance to slavery.
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AFRO-American Almanac
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1969No Votes Yet01-01-2002
The AFRO-American Almanac is an on-line presentation of the African in America. Presenting a historical perspective of a nation, its people,``and its cultural evolution.
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Afro-Louisiana History and Genealogy
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1977No Votes Yet05-06-2002
Searchable database which contains background on 100,000 slaves who were brought to Louisiana in the 18th and 19th centuries.
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AMISTAD Links
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2005No Votes Yet11-02-2002
MISTAD Links.is a comprehensive listing of links to pages about the history of the AMISTAD, the AMISTAD incident, and its legacy
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An Ex-Slave Remembers
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20944101-01-2002
Mississippi Black Code Adapted from a document placed online by Jud Sage at Northern Virginia Community College The status of the Negro was the focal problem of Reconstruction.
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Ancestors: Tracing Family History
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1958No Votes Yet03-28-2003
Paul Crooks was born in London England. He spent 13 years tracing his roots back 200 years via a Jamaican sugar plantation to the Krobo people of Ghana. Paul shares his experiences and what he found.
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Atlantic Slave Trade
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2001No Votes Yet01-01-2002
African American History African Americans Atlantic Slave Trade Chavis, John Civi Rights Movement in the United States Fisk University Howard University Lincoln, Abraham Morehouse College Tuskegee University Wilberforce University
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Bibliography: The Slavery Debate
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1965No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Bibliography: The Slavery Debate by Lorraine Martin EN641, May 1998 Blackburn, Robin. The Overthrow of Colonial Slavery . New York: Verso Publications, 1988. Baum, Joan. Mind-Forg'd Manacles. Slavery and the English Romantic Poets . North Hav
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Bound for the Promised Land: Harriet Tubman
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198210104-15-2006
Bound for the Promised Land: Harriet Tubman, Portrait of an American Hero is the first adult biography of Harriet Tubman in sixty years. Deeply researched and based on newly discovered letters, diaries, journals, and other records, Harriet Tubman's true life story is finally revealed in vivid new detail.
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Breaking the Chains - Slave Resistance and Revolt on St. Kitts
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1974No Votes Yet01-01-2002
BREAKING THE CHAINS Slave Resistance and Revolt on St. There is a persistent myth that African slaves docilely accepted their condition, and many of us believe that there were no attempts in St.
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Buffalo Soldiers, America's Unsung Heroes -
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1995No Votes Yet01-01-2002
BUFFALOSOLDIERS.NET The Definitive Source for Information on America's Unsung Heroes Buffalo Soldier Stuff The Ultimate Buffalo Soldiers Site Buffalo Soldier Links Books
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Chronology on the History of Slavery 1619 to 1789
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19747101-01-2002
Chronology on the History of Slavery and Racism Compiled from Archive, library and Internet source documentation, this timeline on Slavery and in part the History of Racism, has been used to guide the direction of independent research into the history of
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Colonial Slavery - Maddox Genealogy
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1999No Votes Yet01-01-2002
he slave trade was a huge part of the profit for British capitalists and those who dealt in the "species of property" to provide manpower for agriculture.
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Concord, Slaves and Two Fights for Freedom
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1962No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Concord, Slaves and Two Fights for Freedom By D. Michael Ryan , Sergeant/drummer with the Concord Minute Men and Associate Dean of Students at Boston College. Undepicted patriots: Concord's slaves are not usually seen in North Bridge battle image
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Conflict of Abolition and Slavery
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1967No Votes Yet01-01-2002
This map, entitled Historical Geography, portrays American history as a conflict between two opposing trees struggling to dominate the land.
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Creole Slave Ship Revolt
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2012No Votes Yet01-01-2002
The Creole Slave Ship Revolt The Creole revolt took place in November, 1841, on an American ship carrying 135 slaves from Virginia to Louisiana
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Davis, Lucinda - Oral History Of Her Days As A Slave
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1950No Votes Yet04-25-2002
Read a transcribed narrative from circa 1930 chronicling this African American woman's experiences before the Civil War.
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Denmark Vesey, Leader of the Largest Slave Revolt in the South - Wor...
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1968No Votes Yet01-01-2002
A comprehensive site covering news, sports, entertainment, lifestyle, discussions and commentary in the African and African American communities around the world.
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Documenting the African American Experience
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2018No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Unit One. Documenting the African American Experience. Published by Readex -- a division of NewsBank Inc. From Jefferson's reply to Benjamin Banneker
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Documenting the American South, or, The Southern Experience
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2007No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Narrative of the life of Moses Grandy, late a slave in the United States of America
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Evidence bolsters case for Old Slave House
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1967No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Researchers of the Old Slave House announced today new findings they say dramatically emphasizes the need for state acquisition of the historic site.
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Feature article: The real history of slavery
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2011No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Socialist Review - a review of Hugh Thomas, The History of the Atlantic Slave Trade 1440-1870 (Picador ú25)
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FREE AFRICAN AMERICANS
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20268.5201-01-2002
Family history of 500 African American families who were free in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Maryland and Delaware from the colonial period until about 1820.
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Free Blacks in Florida
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2004No Votes Yet01-01-2002
There were four main groups of Blacks living in Florida wilderness in the early 19th century:
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Free States versus Slave States
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1990No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Did you know that there were more free states than there were slave states? Here are all the free states and slave states from 1860: Free States California Massachusetts Ohio
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Gabriel Prosser Slave Revolt
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1954No Votes Yet08-01-2003
Probably the most fateful year in the history of American Negro slave revolts is that of 1800, for it was then that Nat Turner and John Brown were born, that Denmark Vesey bought his freedom, and it was then that the great conspiracy named after Gabriel, slave of Tomas H. Prosser of Henrico Country, Virginia, occurred.
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GEMOnline - American Slavery: A Composite Autobiography
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19471101-01-2002
The authoritative collection of WPA slave narratives on the Web.
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Goree Institute
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1982No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Located on Goree Island, a former slave-trade center, this organization supports the development of African civil society and communities.
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Hannibal Courier-Post Features - StoryHistory recounts the ...
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1965No Votes Yet04-29-2002
The life of the slave in Hannibal was uneasy at best. Slavery required the absolute obedience of the slave to the master.
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Heritage Books Inc: African American
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1969No Votes Yet01-01-2002
African American Updated 20 June 2000 CD-ROMs at the bottom of the page Hunter Sutherlands Slave Manumissions and Sales in Harford County, Maryland, 1775-1865 - Carolyn Greenfield Adams.
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History And Geography Of The Underground Railroad
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2025No Votes Yet01-01-2002
The Underground Railroad was perhaps the most dramatic protest action against slavery in United States history. The operations of clandestine escape networks began in the 1500s, and was later connected with organized abolitionist activity of the 1800s.
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HY3005 Slavery and Abolition in the British Caribbean, 1750-1846 - 2000/1
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1973No Votes Yet01-01-2002
The first part of this module encompasses examination of the institution of slavery in the British Caribbean. Attention focuses initially on the economics of sugar cultivation.
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Influence of Prominent Abolitionists
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2001No Votes Yet01-01-2002
African-American Mosaic Declaration of the Anti-Slavery Convention, 1833 The abolitionist movement took shape in 1833, when William Lloyd Garrison, Arthur and Lewis Tappan, and others formed the...
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IPL Slavery and Religion in America: A Time Line 1440-1866
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1978No Votes Yet01-01-2002
the Internet Public Library Slavery and Religion in America: A Time Line 1440-1866 1440's Portuguese begin to capture Africans off the coast of Mauritania and the Sengambia region. 1619 First Africans
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Kanawha County Slave Owners
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1978No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Kanawha County Slave Owners Extracted From Kanawha County Wills, Appraisements of Estates, and Bill of Sale Records
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Mama Moses/Harriet Tubman
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2022No Votes Yet07-05-2002
Celebrating the Spirit of Mother Harriet Ross Tubman Davis, the site details the storytelling musical, MAMA MOSES' SPIRIT - Queen Mother of Freedom by Linda Cousins. Also displays graphics of the Tubman estate and of the herstoric enstoolment of Tubman on June 10, 2000, as a Queen Mother of Ghana, the first known ancestor to be so honored posthumuously.
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Negro Slavery Unjustifiable.
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2003No Votes Yet01-01-2002
NEGRO SLAVERY UNJUSTIFIABLE, A DISCOURSE, BY ALEXANDER MÆLEOD, A.M. Pastor of the Reformed Presbyterian Congregation in the City of New-York, "Whosoever looketh unto the perfect law of liberty, and continueth therein; he being not a forgetful hearer, but
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Official Website of the Negro Spirituals Community
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2009No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Black slaves needed to meet one another and share their joys, pains and hopes. In their lost land, Africa, singing was accompanied with instruments (drums) and with dancing.
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Olaudah Equiano
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1961No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Olaudah Equiano vividly recounts the shock and isolation that he felt during the Middle Passage to Barbados and his fear that the European slavers would eat him.
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On Slavery - Femi Akomolafe
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1972No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Read one scholar's stern deconstruction of the myths surrounding the African-American slave trade.
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Pirate Lafitte, Bowie dealt in slave trade via SE Texas
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1988No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Reprinted from the Beaumont Enterprise, May 22, 1999. NEDERLANDùOne of the ugliest sagas of Southeast Texas history was the traffic in African slaves.
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Plantation Slavery
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2006No Votes Yet01-01-2002
In the early colonial period, Indian slaves were common in French households, but there was a steady increase in black slaves after the African slave trade began in the 1720s.
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Records of Slave Ship Movement Between Africa and the Americas, 1817-1843
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1959No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Records of Slave Ship Movement Between Africa and the Americas, 1817-1843...
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Remembering Slavery
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2060No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Exhibit sponsored by the Smithsonian presents photographs and text and audio interviews with former slaves. Also find a slavery history textbook.
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Reparations Bill for the African Slaves in the U.S.
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2032No Votes Yet04-25-2002
Read the bill written by Thaddeus Stevens in 1867 calling for reparations and forty acres and a mule for African people.
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Reparations for Slavery
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1991No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Presents one view about whether or not the government should pay reparations to black people for slavery.
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Republic Of Ghana - Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade
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195910201-01-2002
Ghana, Republic Of Ghana, Accra, Africa, The Golden Coast Of Africa, Investments, Ghana, Kumasi, Cape Coast, Elmina, Labadi, Africa, West Africa, Slave Trade, Palma Rima, Design Team, Brazz Construction, The Mace, Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, Aburi Botanical Garden
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Reynolds, Mary - Oral History Of Her Days As A Slave
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1986No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Read a chronicle from this freed slave of her former life with her family on a southern plantation.
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Sabine Lake: Focal Point of the Illegal African Slave Trade
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1990No Votes Yet01-01-2002
One of the most heinous, yet intensely interesting, sagas of frontier East Texas was the traffic in illegal African slaves. Because of its strategic position as an international boundary, Sabine Lake was slated to become a focal point in that illicit comm
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Samuel Ringgold Ward. Autobiography of a Fugitive Negro:
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1977No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Autobiography of a Fugitive Negro: His Anti-slavery Labours in the United States, Canada, & England: Electronic Edition. Ward, Samuel Ringgold, b. 1817
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Slave Ship
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1977No Votes Yet01-01-2002
The Slave Ship Anteope: 120 Africans sent to Liberia, and 37 enslaved in the United States On Thursday, June 29, 1820, at 3:00 P.M., nineteen years before the "Amistad" incident.
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Slave trade as root to African Crisis
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2075No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Slave trade: a root of contemporary African Crisis By Tunde Obadina "The past is what makes the present coherent," said Afro-American writer James Baldwin, and the past "will remain...
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Slavery
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1984No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Items In Bailey Howe Library Dealing with Slavery Updated December 7, 1998 The American anti-slavery almanac, for <1836>. Boston, : Webster and Southard. 326.4
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Slavery and the Resistance - Part 2
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1983No Votes Yet01-01-2002
1639. First British West Indies African revolt occurs on Providence Island. 1655. Slave rebellion occurs in Jamaica. 1670. Slavery expands in the...
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Slavery and the Slave Trade in Britain: An Overview
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20175101-01-2002
Slavery and the Slave Trade in Britain: An Overview. In the early 1660s, when the events described in BehnÆs Oroonoko (NAEL 1:1864-1910) are supposed...
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Slavery Died A Slow Death
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1971No Votes Yet01-01-2002
The Granger Collection HISTORY MINUTE: Slavery On Long Island Slavery Died A Slow Death In New York, the Revolutionary War fails to inspire a strong quest of freedom for all
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Slavery in Belize
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1988No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Throughout the Caribbean, slavery was associated with sugar plantations. Sugar production made each island a single-crop economy, entirely dependent upon colonial trade.
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Slavery in Savannah
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2002No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Slavery in Savannah. 1750-1865. The cargo hold of a slave vessel (Image courtesy of Willis Hakim Jones) Officially slavery in Georgia had been banned...
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Slavery in the Oregon Country
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19923101-01-2002
Although slavery was declared illegal in 1844 by the Oregon Provisional Government, many people brought slaves with them across the Oregon Trail. Due to the length and difficulty of the journey, most slave owners brought only a few slaves West -- often a
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Slaves and Conductors of the Underground Railroad
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1965No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Of the Underground Railroad You have been studying about slavery, and learning why and how some slaves tried to escape to freedom. During your study of American and Indiana history, you have...
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Slaves in Early Washington
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1949No Votes Yet01-01-2002
In the spring of 1799 a slave named Dick brought a 19 year old pregnant woman named Bet and a one year old boy back with him to Georgetown.
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Sojourner Truth
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2021No Votes Yet04-29-2002
Sojourner Truth, a former slave who lived in Florence, MA in the Mid-1800's, was a nationally known advocate for equality and justice.
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SOULFUL CHEMISTRY FREE AND SHACKLED VOICES PUBLISHING
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2008No Votes Yet09-29-2003
SOULFUL CHEMISTRY AND SHACKLED VOICES IS A TWO PART WEB SITE WHERE THE FREE AND THE SHACKLED COME TOGETHER TO PUBLISH AFRO AMERICAN POEMS SHORT STORIES REFLECTIONS SONGS
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Take a Stand - Cinque
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2022No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Cinque led the revolt aboard La Amistad, a ship involved in the slave trade in 1839. During the mutiny the captain of the ship and the first officer were killed.
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Tennessee Slaves Who Worked on the Northwest Railroad
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197110101-01-2002
The purpose of this website is to provide the names of some of the Tennessee slaves who were impressed for service on the North - Western Railroad on October 10, 1863.
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Texas Slavery Project at the University of Houston
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19648.5209-29-2002
The Texas Slavery Project seeks to recover the names and biographical information for every ... Photo courtesy of Robert White The Texas Slavery... 
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The African American Community at Stagville
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1993No Votes Yet01-01-2002
The slaves who were brought to America, and whose descendants labored at Stagville, were generally of West African origin.
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The African Slave Ship: Hell On Earth
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1958No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Slave trader was a well known name among the tribes of Africa. Many were given the choice of becoming a traitor to their own people and trade them for weapons or become a slave themselves.
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The African Slave Trade and South Carolina
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2094No Votes Yet05-15-2002
Slavery was well established in the "New World" by the Spanish, Portuguese, and Dutch, who all sent African slaves to work in both North and South America during the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries.
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THE ALABAMA SUPREME COURT ON SLAVES
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2021No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Between statehood and the end of the Civil War, the Alabama Supreme Court rendered numerous decisions on slavery. Most of them pertained to slaves as property, for property they were.
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The Middle Passage Foundation
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1989No Votes Yet01-01-2002
It is estimated that over 100 million Africans died being transported in the slave trade. This museum will house and preserve documents and artifacts from the middle passage experience.
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The Revolt of African Slaves in Iraq
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1994No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Markus Wiener Publishers 231 Nassau Street -Princeton, NJ 08542 Telephone: 609-921-1141 Fax: 609-921-1140 e-mail: inquiries@markuswiener.com Popovic's book is the only full-length study in any major.
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The Rise of Slavery
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1975No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Long Island had the largest slave population of any rural or urban area in the north for most of the colonial era. For almost two centuries, New York was a slave colony and Long Island was a slave island.
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The Slave Trade
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1966No Votes Yet01-01-2002
The Slave Trade
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The Underground Railroad Site - Frances Ellen Watkins Harper
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1980No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Although Frances Harper was not born into a slave family in 1825 in Baltimore, Maryland, she nevertheless suffered from the oppressive slave laws and rampant discrimination of the time.
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Thoughts Upon Slavery by John Wesley
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1972No Votes Yet01-01-2002
When the vessels arrive at their destined port, the Negroes are again exposed naked to the eyes of all that flock together, and the examination of...
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To Live Like a Slave
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1970No Votes Yet01-01-2002
I SAT BEFORE a crackling fire, dressed in 18th-century clothes, and listened to the haunting sounds of spirituals. I watched shadows flicker across the faces of my African-American co-workers, gathered to re-enact the lives of the 24 blacks who had inhabi
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Tubman, Harriet - Harriet Tubman Home
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2082No Votes Yet05-23-2002
Harriet Tubman's life was a monument to courage and determination that continues to stand out in American history. Born into slavery in Maryland, Harriet Tubman freed herself, and played a major role in freeing the remaining millions.
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Underground Railroad
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1967No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Are you aware that the underground railroad was no railroad at all but rather a system of transporting African American slaves to nonslave territories. This system was sometimes spontaneous and sometimes highly organized
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Underground Railroad Operators
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1982No Votes Yet01-01-2002
County-by-county listing of Ohio residents who facilitated slaves' escape to freedom. With designations for African American operators.
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USA: Jefferson on Slavery
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2024No Votes Yet01-01-2002
USA-project, presidents-area, Thomas Jeffersons on Slavery
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Van Buren, Martin - Exploring Amistad
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1993No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Presents an analysis of Van buren's role in the slave-ship revolt. Includes a brief biography of the man who, in principle, opposed slavery.
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Vince Foster, Part XIX
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1962No Votes Yet01-01-2002
The triangular trade in early American history involved slaves picked up from the African coast, transported to the Caribbean to be exchanged for sugar, and the sugar then transported to the American colonies to be exchanged for rum.
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Vshadow: Augusta Slavery
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2059No Votes Yet01-01-2002
The Spectator, January 10, 1860, p. 2, c. 5: "Hostile Legislation." The New York Times argues that relatively few Northern states have adopted personal liberty laws.
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Webster-Ashburton Treaty 1842 and Associated Documents
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1989No Votes Yet01-01-2002
A Treaty to settle and define the Boundaries between the Territories of the United States and the possessions of Her Britannic Majesty, in North America: For the final Suppression of the African Slave Trade: and For the giving up of Criminals fugitive fro
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WER: Rescue of Joshua Glover, a Runaway Slave
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2020No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Wisconsin Authors and Their Works Search ~~ Feedback Rescue of Joshua Glover, a Runaway Slave from Leading Events of Wisconsin History by Henry E. Legler 1898 Joshua Glover Racine
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WILLIAM WELLS BROWN
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1976No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Abolitionist, Underground Railroad conductor, reformer. and author. Born into slavery around 1814 on the John Young Plantation near Lexington, Ky.
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