Slavery: A Brutal Institution In American History

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Slavery was the most brutal institution in American history that existed from the early 17th century until now.When the Civil War ended there were more than 4 million african americans slaves in the united states.THe slaves were in harsh living conditions because they did not enjoyed any rights of freedom.Native Americans were the first enslaved people in North America. Most Indian slaves were women and children either purchased or captured as prizes in warfare.Europeans continued the practice of enslaving Indians after their arrival in the New World in the late 15th century.The system of chattel slavery that developed in the New World and focused on African Americans was different than the slavery practiced against Native Americans.The first

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