TITLE

Questions and Answers About Slavery and the Underground Railroad

PUB. DATE
January 2004
SOURCE
Freedom Stairs;2004, p85
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents facts about slavery and the Underground Railroad in the U.S. The enslavement of African people who probably serviced the sugar plantations in the Atlantic Islands began in the 1440s. African slaves were captured in tribal wars and by Europeans. The growth of the agricultural economy can be attributed to the prevalence of slavery in the South.
ACCESSION #
19535999

 

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