The map in the side above shows the slave and non-slaveholding states at the end of the Civil War, along with the dates when each non-slaveholding state legally ended slavery.
Slavery in U.S.A started when the first settlers landed in America. Most slaves were black but there were a few white slaves. History of slavery
Slaves usually lived at the house on which they worked. The slaves would live in small shed like home. Which were usually cramped. they were not free they were owned by a master who owned the place they lived. Life of slaves
if slaves misbehaved they were raped and beaten. there master would barely feed them so starvation may have been a problem. Punishment
People sold slaves to working men for cheap prices. They were treated like animals