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14 08, 2017

African-American slavery – American history

By |2019-02-04T10:42:52-08:00August 14th, 2017|Africa, North America, People|0 Comments

The Middle Passage: Slave fort in Ghana Millions of people enslaved Although other people, both white and Native American, have been held as slaves in North America, the experience of the African people [...]

14 08, 2017

African-Americans after slavery – Reconstruction

By |2019-09-13T06:59:23-07:00August 14th, 2017|History|11 Comments

Reconstruction: A 13-year-old boy sharecropping (1937) The end of slavery: Reconstruction During the Civil War, in 1863 AD, President Lincoln announced the end of slavery. When the North won the war, in 1865, Congress and [...]

14 08, 2017

American revolutionary war – American history

By |2019-01-24T05:29:15-08:00August 14th, 2017|History, North America|0 Comments

American revolution: English soldiers search a settler's house (1770s) Why did the Americans revolt? In 1763 AD England won the French and Indian War against France (which had been fought mainly in North America), [...]