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Slavery in America. Two Narratives. [Essay]

Based on the paper titled “Slavery in America” by Misty Smith. Originally published on Dec. 16, 2017, for HIST 314 at Southern New Hampshire University College of Online and Continuing Education.

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Native American Slave Trade

Europeans brought with them more than just disease and warfare during their invasion of North America, they also brought with them African slaves. Although Native Americans had a slave type of system pre-Europeans there was a difference from the Europeans the Native American slave systems. For example, Native American slaves were, in essence, captives from […]

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The Tragedy at Harper’s Ferry

The Tragedy at Harper’s Ferry. A poor plan or the genius of a martyr? John Brown was born on May 9, 1800, in Torrington, Connecticut.[1] A Calvinist, Brown believed that God would bring down wrath and justice against the slave owners. He often quoted the biblical passage Hebrews 9:22 “Without shedding of blood there is no […]

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