The early voices

Zuber, Shari Lyn
February 1993
Cobblestone;Feb1993, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p4
Discusses the early years of slavery in the American Colonies. When first Africans arrived in Jamestown; How increasing demand for permanent servants to work fields led to slavery; Why blacks became slaves; First outcry against slavery by whites; Leading Quakers in antislavery movement; Ban on the importation of slaves after 1775; Prominent blacks who were part of the antislavery movement; Efforts to include abolition of slavery in the Declaration of Independence; More.


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