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How Did American Slavery Begin?

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How did slavery in America begin? Gangs of black slaves toiling on large southern plantations dominate many students' ideas of African American history. Although ultimately the reality for most forced immigrants of African descent, the institution of slavery was not inevitable in colonial America. Each of the 5 selections in this volume attempts to show students how slaver ...more
Paperback, 150 pages
Published January 15th 1999 by Bedford/St. Martin's
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Olivia
Jan 27, 2016 Olivia rated it really liked it
Was assigned this book for a history course I am taking, and really enjoyed it! Has an interesting range of topics, and historical authors. Definitely recommend for someone in the history field or who enjoys learning about the topic and history of slavery, not just in the US colonies.
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I had to read this for my history class and need to write a summary of it. While some points the essays brought up were interesting, the reading was very dull.
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