Origins of slavery in Colonial America.
The practice of slavery in the colonies, and later in the United States before it was abolished, will forever be a black mark in our history. It is easy now to look back and realize the hypocrisy of a society striving for freedom to practice slavery, the same way we also pass judgments on societies who had practiced human sacrifice. However, it is important to understand the reasoning that would lead normal people to condone and participate in such horrific acts, if we are to avoid making similar mistakes in our current world.
It was already embedded in the English culture, and that of…
- Erceptions of History - "The Discovery" of America
- Origins of slavery in Colonial America.
- The revolutionary era in America
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