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Slavery in America began 1619 in Jamestown Virginia when Americans started transporting African American from Africa to America They got the African American through the triangular trade The Triangular trade was a trade between three countries that was why it was called the triangular trade The three countries that were involved with the triangular trade were North America Europe and West Africa What were traded throughout these routes were manufactured goods cash crops and African slavesMany of the slaves that were transported through the triangle trade did not survive the boat ride to America most of them died from diseases and sicknesses such as seasickness lack of food and water The ones that did survive were shipped to Jamestown When they arrived to Jamestown they were put up for action and sold to people who needed slaves to work their land Most of the slavery took place in the South but in the early era of slavery there was slavery in the North too But most of the slavery took place in the south The slaves were forced to live with white owners and do what they were demanded to do Most of the work they were demanded to do was hardworking labor like pick cotton and tobacco They were a lot of people growing tobacco and cotton at the time because there was a high demand for it especially in trade Great Britain was in high demand for this cotton because they can than manufacture it and turn it into clothing Slavery started to grow even bigger in the United States because of the demand for cottonThe life of a slave was not an easy life They had to live a hard and unfair life style The slave owner treated them like they were dogs They were only given two uniforms to wear to work in the harsh weather conditions They would replace them once every year The owner would give their slave a
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