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Explore the history of the African slave trade in early America in this Infographic from GenealogyBank.com. This timeline of slavery in America covers 3 centuries of key historical events dating from the 1500s to the 1800s.
Learn when slavery started and ended in America. Review census statistics and see how the African slave population grew over time. Read about the legislation that made slavery legal and later, illegal in America.
Discover where to find genealogy records you can use to trace your African American slave ancestry, such as slave ship manifests and newspaper advertisements.
Visit the GenealogyBank blog to get more information about tracing your slave roots in the United States: http://blog.genealogybank.com/african-american-slave-trade-ships-records-for-genealogy.html