Slavery in Pennsylvania <br />By: Lindsay Kadlecik<br />Kelsey Evans<br />
Before the Emancipation <br /><ul><li>1684 was the first year slaves were in PA
Scottish, Irish, and German immigrants who agreed to be indentered  servants  for passage across the Atlantic
PA slavery mostly started after the Civil War
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Slavery In Pennsylvania

  1. 1. Slavery in Pennsylvania <br />By: Lindsay Kadlecik<br />Kelsey Evans<br />
  2. 2. Before the Emancipation <br /><ul><li>1684 was the first year slaves were in PA
  3. 3. Scottish, Irish, and German immigrants who agreed to be indentered servants for passage across the Atlantic
  4. 4. PA slavery mostly started after the Civil War
  5. 5. After Civil War, in PA most slaves were European
  6. 6. William Penn owned 12 slaves and later let them free</li></li></ul><li>Causes for emancipation<br /><ul><li>PA Dutch did not believe in slavery
  7. 7. Fearing that slavery would increase, religious protests grew louder
  8. 8. 148 slaves on 58 farms 70% Quakers
  9. 9. Cargo of 150 slaves aboard the ”Bristol” highest black importation</li></li></ul><li>The emancipation<br /><ul><li>Gradual Emancipation Act was passed on March 1,1780
  10. 10. Philidelphia was the first station for bringing in slaves
  11. 11. Quakers in Germantown PA took up the first formal anti-slavery resloution in American History in1688 </li>

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