Slavery In The 18th Century

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In America, slavery began when the first African slaves were bought to the North American colony of Jamestown, Virginia, in 1619 ("Slavery in America - Black History -"). Most of the slaves were used for agricultural. Mainly they were used for the cotton crop and many other plantations. Some slaves worked in their owner 's house. In the 17th and 18th centuries, buying a slave and have them working for you was an effective way to make money. At the end of the Civil War, in 1865 the 13th Amendment of the US Constitution was passed and that is what ended slavery in the United States. People have bought, sold and enslaved other peoples before. It is good that we went against slavery and ended these evil practices. . In this video of
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