Native Americans were the first enslaved people in North America. Many aboriginal societies had practiced different forms of slavery for thousands of years before they had ever seen EuropeansNative Americans were the first enslaved people in North America. Many aboriginal societies had practiced different forms of slavery for thousands of years before they had ever seen Europeans
Civil War. By that point, more than 4 million African-American slaves lived in the United States. Although their communities thrived and multiplied
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Reconstruction and Its AftermathReconstruction and Its Aftermath
Americans to deal with a set of pressing issues. The status of some 5 million former enslaved people had yet to be decided. Nor had the terms by which the former Confederate states would rejoin the union been decided
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Chapter24 True/FalseChapter24 True/False
The Congress of Vienna split Italians into three groups, placing northern Italy under Austrian rule, other states under Hapsburg rule, and others under the control of a French ruler
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All men are created equalAll men are created equal
Together in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to craft our nation’s plan of government. After just fighting a war over the rights of free men, Jefferson’s phrase that “all men are created equal” was very fresh on everyone’s mind
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Jim crow laws american Civil War 1861-1865Jim crow laws american Civil War 1861-1865
By 1860, slavery was on its way out. Most of the Northern states in America had stopped using slaves, as they realised it was unfair and unjust, and started building factories to produce their goods instead
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Origins of Slavery in AmericaOrigins of Slavery in America
In 1619, the Dutch introduced the first captured Africans to America, planting the seeds of a slavery system that evolved into a nightmare of abuse and cuelty that would ultimately divide the nation
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