jan 7, 1619 - 1619
Slaves from Africa first imported to colonies
Cause: Due to the fact that Jamestown became the first colony settled by the Pilgrims, they quickly discovered the advantage they would receive by the act of slavery.
HI: With the help from slaves, tobacco became Virginia’s main crop and it was labor-intensive. Quickly, the export became popular in Europe and England, leading to the further increase in the use and import of slaves.
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Racism Issues - 1607 to 1877
Andrea Leyva-Montiel 4B