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Chapter 3 - AA History 1. North American slavery assumed different forms Defined by the founding circumstances By the laws of the different European metroples By fluctuations in colonial jurisdictions during the era of New World conquest 2. BEFORE PERMANENT BONDAGE a. 1619 - 20 Africans were sold in Jamestown by a Dutch Frigate The Africans were seized from a Portuguese slave ship. Upon entering Jamestown, the slaves were not initially recognized as slaves. Laws were yet to exist that defined the slaves as Chattel Slaves worked alongside white indentured servants White indentures served less time than African slaves During the first half century, Virginia did not have strict criteria for distinguishing slaves 1643 – Virginia codified its first tax law, differentiating race, premised on the distinction between English and African women 2B. DUTCH RULE -V-VIRGINIA b. Under Dutch rule, black participated in colonial society spoke Dutch served in Militia worshipped and baptized in Dutch Church sought legal regress in Dutch court married legally with wedding ceremonies in Dutch Church strengthened family ties Slaves received Manumission (freedom), or half freedoms, as reward for long service Freed slaves children were not granted freedom as the parents may have been

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