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Running head: THE HISTORY OF SLAVERY1The History of SlaveryLucero GonzalezDeVry UniversityProfessor Scott Maxon
THE HISTORY OF SLAVERY2The History of SlaveryIt is extremely sad to know how slavery has been going on for decades and many people have been victims of it and continue to encounter victims of slavery in the twenty-first century. Slavery has constituted to human rights which has brought various conflicts between Caucasians and African Americans for generations. It is known to be one of the oldest institutions in human society since it is known to be present in the earliest human civilizations, including ancient Mesopotamia and Egypt, and continue to exist around the world in modern times (Tallant, 2014).These kinds of actions towards human mankind as we know has been going on for decades, you encounter situations as these during elections, presentations, between civilians and many other locations. Although, in America we have Bill of Rights that justify that we have freedom of speech, freedom of religion and many other rights, it is very important to know that we are all equal no matter what religion and many other rights, it is very important to know that we are all equal no matter what gender, ethnicity or religion we are. When we look at the facts on how mankind has been treated unfairly, we start to understand the history of our ancestors and previous civilizations, which include the way that Native Americans were treated by pilgrims andvice versa when they initially met (Railton, 2014). Slavery is a very horrendous thing that has occurred for decades because we have encountered discrimination situations, feeling belittled, abusement and people continue to fight to feel equal among others regardless of their race, gender or religion that they are.Our ancestors and previous civilizations encountered several discrimination scenarios, one of which includes racism. Racism, known as hate and discomfort between different people due to color, has been known to be in the form of cultural prejudice primarily because of intellectual developments in Western Europe (Sechandice, 2014). Intellectual developments included of research being complied, exchanged, corroborated, and communicated to the public.
THE HISTORY OF SLAVERY3As Henry Louis Gates, Jr and Donald Yacovone (2016) made the statement in their book The African Americans Many Rivers to Cross, from 1701 until the legal slave trade in 1808, there wasapproximately 187,000 slaves that were shipped from Africa directly to Charleston, South Carolina. This created enormous imbalances between the white and black populations and a very large body of slaves with direct memory of African freedom (page 37). Many African Americans have argued that they do not get treated fairly, but the reality of it is that in every ethnicity group you can think of you have encountered or will encounter issues similar to those from the past andeven in the present. Different ethnicities feel different towards several topics, as they can feel

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