A Short History of Slavery

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PragerU and Candace Owens deliver a short history of US and world slavery.

•Slavery’s recorded origins date to 6800 BC in Mesopotamia & included all skin colors, religions, classes, labor, & servitude  •2775 BC archaeology shows temple art of captured slaves •550 BC city-state Athens used 30k slaves in silver mines •500 AD Anglo-Saxons enslave native Britons after invasion. •1000 England’s agriculture economy based on slavery. •1444 Portuguese begin Atlantic slave trade from West Africa •1526 Spanish brought the first Africans to what would be the US (Editor)

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