African American Slavery In America

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Slavery in America presented many different horrifying events that enfolded during what is considered one of the worst times in human history. The first time Americans used African Americans as slaves was in 1619 to boost the American economy. The enslaved African Americans all had their own stories and their stories would differ on a very large and individual scale. African Americans during this time were subject to treatment that an animal on a farm would receive, they were chained, beaten, sold, and subject to prejudice by the white Americans. Their stories are told through history and more specifically their culture that offers people today a perspective of life. The original calling for African Americans in American slavery was because
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