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11/02/2009 11:46:00 2/11/09 Extending lecture to talk about South America and the Caribbeans. Lecture objectives: Colonial history of the Americas Slave system and economy Social organization Resistance in the colonies Everyone in the America’s has African decent Key terms: Diaspora: jewish origin, dispersal of a group of people that share a common  origin Abolition: freeing of a group of slaves Manumission: individual freeing of a slave, more possibility on latin America Mestizaje: mixing of people culture and customs. .used a lot in Latin America  with mixing of culture; also involves mixing to better the race Maroonage: act of a slave escaping to settle unsettled regions to be  autonomous  Some of first Africans in FL were pirates Black Caesar escaped of a slave ship and became pirate FL was a large swamp and blacks could hide Also maroonage to Bahamas
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