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14 08, 2017

African-American slavery – American history

By |2019-02-04T10:42:52-07:00August 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 who were forced to come to North America as slaves was more unusual, because more than half of the people living in slave states were [...]

13 08, 2017

American history after colonization

By |2018-04-19T11:29:05-07:00August 13th, 2017|History, North America|0 Comments

Venetian trade bead from the 1400s AD Just about 1500 AD, many, many people in North America began to die from mysterious diseases like smallpox and measles that nobody in North America had ever seen before. Soon people saw that they were catching these diseases from European sailing men who had come to the Atlantic coast to trade knives and [...]

20 07, 2017

Early Indian economy

By |2019-09-15T07:37:27-07:00July 20th, 2017|India|23 Comments

Ancient India trade: Indian herbal medicines What did most people do for work? Most people in ancient India were farmers. That's the same as in other parts of Asia and Europe at this time. In India, farmers mainly grew wheat and rice. They grew cotton for cloth. They grew opium for medicine too. More about opium History of wheat Where did rice come [...]