aug 14, 1619 - First African slaves arrive in Virginia
The first Africans to be brought to British North America landed in Virginia in 1619. They arrived on a Dutch ship that had captured them from the Spanish, these approximately 20 individuals were believed to have been treated as indentured servants.
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