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Unformatted text preview: Slave women Kidnapped from Africa and brought to VA in 1619 Enslaved and children inherit status from women 1660 Radically based slaver, African or African-American assumed to be slaves Different from you can be easily seen as them and easier to look down upon Wealth obtained through tobacco rice coffee and indigo in south, in caribbean sugar is crop of choice year long growing season, need force to work crops Slavery is economic institution labor comes from Africa, Columbus Europeans and Portuguese realize they need money, caribbens were enslaved and die from small pox, go to Africa and encourage countrymen to sell each other John Newton wrote song amazing grace, slave trader before minister, captain of slave ship South Carolina plantation Eliza Lucas Pickney 1700s, ran a plantation, give slaves directions but never went in fields...
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- Spring '08