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Slavery keynote
Slavery keynote
Slavery keynote
Slavery keynote
Slavery keynote
Slavery keynote
Slavery keynote
Slavery keynote
Slavery keynote
Slavery keynote
Slavery keynote
Slavery keynote
Slavery keynote
Slavery keynote
Slavery keynote
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A brief yet very informative presentation that underlines, key factors which significantly contributed to the growth of slavery in the United States of America.

A brief yet very informative presentation that underlines, key factors which significantly contributed to the growth of slavery in the United States of America.

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    • 1. Note - Book of SLAVERY BY:TABREE BELLO
    • 2. OVER-VIEWBlack slavery in the united states began in the colony of Jamestown in the year 1619, and wasofficially established in 1654.SLAVERY soon became a profitable business for colonists in the seventeenth century.Slaves were captured or bought in Africa and imported to the “new world” to work on tobacco,cotton, and various other types of plantations as free laborers.Many slave mothers committed infanticide in order to prevent their children form being borninto slavery.Slave owners often stole slaves from each other.SLAVERY was abolished by Lincoln with the Emancipation proclamation of 1863.
    • 3. Date: July 13,1787The north west ordinance was an act of the congress of confederationthat declared that land north of the Ohio River and east of theMississippi would be settled and made part of the United states . Theordinance added five states to the union and prohibited slavery in thosestates. The North west territory was the first completely free territory.This event occurred before the ratification of the constitution.
    • 4. No!hwest Or#nanceDate: July 13,1787The north west ordinance was an act of the congress of confederationthat declared that land north of the Ohio River and east of theMississippi would be settled and made part of the United states . Theordinance added five states to the union and prohibited slavery in thosestates. The North west territory was the first completely free territory.This event occurred before the ratification of the constitution.
    • 5. The cotton gin is a machine that helps to separate cotton fibers from the cotton seed. It wasinvented in March of 1794 by Eli Whitney.The invention of the cotton gin fueled slavery even though it was beginning to die out.Through the use of the cotton gin plantation owners could process a more significant amountof cotton than they normally could, in an efficient manner. This in-turn led to more cottonfarms being created and thus more slaves were needed on plantations in order keep up with thehigh demand for cotton in the united states.After this machine was created cotton became Americas leading crop.
    • 6. $e co%on ginThe cotton gin is a machine that helps to separate cotton fibers from the cotton seed. It wasinvented in March of 1794 by Eli Whitney.The invention of the cotton gin fueled slavery even though it was beginning to die out.Through the use of the cotton gin plantation owners could process a more significant amountof cotton than they normally could, in an efficient manner. This in-turn led to more cottonfarms being created and thus more slaves were needed on plantations in order keep up with thehigh demand for cotton in the united states.After this machine was created cotton became Americas leading crop.
    • 7. Free BlacksFree blacks in america were considered a third race .African american people as individuals were frowned down upon byAmerican citizens.People in the north hated free blacks more than people in the south.
    • 8. SlavesSlave life was always brutal, slaves were purposely kept illiterate .laws that protected slaves were rarely ever enforced.Most slaves were raised in two parent house holds.Because African slaves were forced into christianity their own religions and customs were often mixed with christianbeliefs and customs.Africans unlike their whites avoided marrying their first cousins.Slaves often sang songs of hope or despair and were at the will of their masters.Because the price of slaves was so high smugglers had to smuggle slaves into the south , even though slaves were notimported to the United States after 1808, and they knew that their actions were punishable by death.
    • 9. The american colonization society was formed in 1817 in order to help transport africans backto africa, although some who had been here long enough were reluctant to go back. Led to antislavery protests.The Missouri compromise of 1820 admitted missouri into the Union as the twenty-first state. Itprohibited slavery in the former louisiana territory and missouri.Abolition movement - Intended to kill slavery and the international slave trade. Mostabolitionist leaders hailed from New England. Abolitionists held anti slavery protests.
    • 10. Abolition&m The american colonization society was formed in 1817 in order to help transport africans back to africa, although some who had been here long enough were reluctant to go back. Led to anti slavery protests. The Missouri compromise of 1820 admitted missouri into the Union as the twenty-first state. It prohibited slavery in the former louisiana territory and missouri. Abolition movement - Intended to kill slavery and the international slave trade. Most abolitionist leaders hailed from New England. Abolitionists held anti slavery protests.
    • 11. Source://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/a9/S-SlaveryPercentbyState1790-1860.png
    • 12. Slave distribution by state1790-1860 Source://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/a9/S-SlaveryPercentbyState1790-1860.png
    • 13. Conclusion
    • 14. END OF NOTES

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