African American History Research Paper

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African American history is the time of American history that involves the African American or Black American groups in the USA. Most African American’s come from African descent and were forcibly brought to and held captive in the United States of America from 1555 to 1865. Africans were captured in African wars and transported to be used as slaves. The first African slaves were brought to Virginia in 1619. The English settlers treated these captives as servant’s and released them after a few years. As servants were freed there became a growing problem of replacing them. As a result, in 1641 the first colony legalized slavery. Other colonies followed passing laws that passed slavery on to the children of slaves and making non-Christian imports

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