What Is The Impact Of Slavery In America

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America was founded on the idea that all men should have equal rights and freedom but even in Americas earliest years it was common throughout white wealthy Americans to own African slaves, for over 200 years. Slavery was practiced throughout the American colonies in the 17th and 18th centuries, and African-American slaves helped build the economic foundations of the new nation. After the French and Indian war Britain was to dominate the new world and offering free land to anyone who was able to travel to the new world and help colonize the land. The people that were willing to go and start new did not have the money to buy a trip to the Americas, and those who did have the money did not want to change as they were well of in result
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