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Below is an article which provides an excellent overview of slavery in the united states as it relates to the civil war this page by no means provides all the. Slavery in the united states was the legal institution of human chattel enslavement, primarily of africans and african americans, that existed in the united states. The treatment of slaves in the united states varied widely depending on conditions, time, and place generally speaking, urban slaves in the northernmost.
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People think they know everything about slavery in the united states, but they don't they think the majority of african slaves came to the. This page gives an overview of slavery in the united states. After the american revolution, the southern slave population exploded, reaching (sources: historical statistics of the united states (1970), franklin (1988).
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