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Slavery in America stems well back to when the new world was first discovered and was led by the country to start the African Slave Trade-Portugal The African Slave Trade was first exploited for plantations in the Caribbean and eventually reached the southern coasts of America The African natives were of all ages and sexes Women usually worked in the homes cooking and cleaning while men were sent out into the plantations to farm Young girls would usually help in the house also and young boys would help in the farm by bailing hay and loading wagons with crops They were shipped from Africa by the Europeans The Triangular Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade This was an organized route where Europeans would travel to Africa bringing manufactured goods capture Africans and take them to the Caribbean and then take the crops and goods and bring them back to Europe The African people in order to communicate invented a language that was a mixture of all the African languages combinedcalled Creole They also kept their culture which accounts for calypso music and the instruments used in these songs Slavery was common all over the world until 1794 when France signed the Act of the National Convention abolishing slavery It would take America about a hundred years to do the same George Washington Americas first president was also a slave owner He deplored slavery but did not release his slaves Washington wasnt the only president to have slaves Thomas Jefferson wroteAll men are created equal but died leaving his blacks in slavery In 1775 black Americans were sent to fight in the revolutionary army The British proposed that if a black man was to join their army they would be set free afterwards America originally planned not to let the blacks fight in the army but when hearing this let them enlist Only Georgia and South Carolina refused to let them enlist but paid for
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