Articles related to slavery
The Untold History of American Indian Slavery
It is well known by historians that the slave trade began with the Spanish incursions into the Caribbean and Christopher Columbus's taking of slaves, as ...
Slavery and Identity Among the Cherokee - Native American History
The Cherokee, whose homelands were in the deep South, adopted slavery in part to protect their lands from white encroachment. Sometimes intermarrying, their ...
Question - What was George Washington's attitude towards slavery
This faq asks about George Washington's attitude towards slavery.
African History -- Slavery and the Slave Trade
African people have been captured and sold as slaves within their own continent, across the Atlantic, and in the East. Even today reports in the news suggest ...
Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade: Origins of Slaves - African History
A map showing where slaves were sourced in Africa for the trans-Atlantic slave trade and a table giving the numbers of slaves from each region.
African Slavery and the Slave Trade: Indigenous African Slavery
Indigenous slavery in West Africa, known as pawnship, differed somewhat from the chattel slavery of the trans-Atlantic trade, since pawns would live amongst a ...
Islam in America During the Slavery Years
Some scholars estimate that 10-20 percent of the slaves brought over from Africa were Muslims. The film "Amistad" alluded to this fact, portraying Muslims ...
Images of African Slavery and the Slave Trade - African History
This gallery of Images of African Slavery and the Slave Trade includes pictures of indigenous and European slave trade, capture, transportation to the coast, ...
Slavery and the Abolition Movement - African-American History
The nearly 250-year history of slavery in the United States had a profound effect on African-American history. In this section, learn about topics ranging from the ...
African History: Slavery Images
A collection of links to various illustrations of slaves and slavery, including slave ships.