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Only 16 of US citizens owned slaves in 1860 when
The 1.6% and Slavery
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1860 US Census from the state of New York
Statistically only 25% of Southern families owned slaves
The first legal slave owner in American history was a black tobacco farmer named Anthony Johnson.
Percentage of slaves in Texas in 1860
The Real Price of Owning a Slave in 2016 Dollars
Movement of slaves between 1790 and 1860
Slave population as percentage of total population
Labor Income Value of Owning a Slave in 2016 Prices
Border states (American Civil War)
Wealth Distribution 1860 North vs. South
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Economic Status of Owning a Slave in 2016 Prices
Age-Sex Profile of Slave Values
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Expectations and Prices
Average Price of a Slave over Time
Atlantic slave trade
Source: Fogel and Engerman (1974)
Percentage of slaves in each county of the slave states in 1860
A picture of slavery, for youth. Jonathan Walker.
Wealth in Slaves in Trillions of 2016 dollars As Measured by the Share of the GDP
Political Map of the United States in 1850
William Jones Manumission
Four generations of a slave family, Smith's Plantation, Beaufort, South Carolina, 1862. Enslaved African Americans had ...
District of Columbia Compensated Emancipation Act
Georgia Cotton Production in 1860
Slave ship
This and three other statues of chained slaves, placed at the base of the Monument of the Four Moors at Livorno, Italy, might have been made with actual ...
Abolitionism in the United States
A woman being held in a Washington, D.C., prison. (Library of Congress)
Anti-Slavery Tracts. Second Series, nos. 1-25 (1860-62) - Online Library of Liberty
Black Slave Owner and Breeder in South Carolina ~ The Interesting Story of William Ellison - YouTube
File:American population 1790-1860 history-punk.ogv
American presidential election, 1860
Slavery during the American Civil War
7 The Economics of Cotton By 1860, only the wealthy could afford slaves – only 20-25% of the Southern population actually owned slaves
Experience and personal narrative of Uncle Tom Jones...1858
Free Negro
The Battle Over Slavery
William Jones Manumission Transcribed
Timeline of abolition of slavery and serfdom
1800s-1850s: Expansion of slavery in the U.S.
Slavery among Native Americans in the United States
Black families freed prior to 1820 have been reconstructed in: Paul Heinegg, Free African Americans ...
Slave Manifests of Coastwise Vessels Filed at New Orleans, Louisiana, 1807- 1860
African-American Migrations, 1600s to Present | The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross | PBS
A widely circulated list of historical "facts" about slavery dwells on the participation of non-whites as owners and traders of slaves in America.
History of slavery in Pennsylvania
Prelude to War
Carlos Javier Ortiz
Anti-Slavery Tracts. Second Series, nos. 1-25 (1860-62) - Online Library of Liberty
Public flogging of a slave in 19th-century Brazil, by Johann Moritz Rugendas
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Nellie Norton
18th-century painting of Dirk Valkenburg showing plantation slaves during a Ceremonial dance.
The slave trade
Abraham Lincoln and Slavery
Violent repression of slaves was a common theme in abolitionist literature in the North. Above, this famous 1863 photo of a slave, Gordon, deeply scarred ...
Share of each country's population that is enslaved. Click to enlarge. Data source: Walk Free Global Slavery Index. (Max Fisher/The Washington Post)
Thomas Jefferson and slavery
Auctioning slaves in South Carolina. Wikimedia
An 1861 Confederate recruiting poster from Virginia, urging men to join the Confederate cause and fight off the U.S. Army, which it refers to as a "brutal ...
Census Bureau population change in the United States 1960-2000.jpg
The Schooner Wild Cat
The Middle Passage
Battle of Gettysburg, by Thure de Thulstrup
African slavery
Philip Meredith claimed in his emancipation petition to be the former slave of General Robert Lee of Virginia, late of Arlington Heights.
Original photo by Kim Shaftner on pixabay
Freed slaves on J. J. Smith's cotton plantation on the Sea Islands near Beaufort, South Carolina, photographed by Timothy O'Sullivan standing before their ...
Funeral at slave plantation, Dutch Suriname. 1840–1850.
Bill and Ellen Thomas, Ages 88 and 81
History of slavery in Indiana
A major finding of the research into the economic dynamics of the slave system was to demonstrate that the rise in the value of slaves was not based upon ...
Robert E. Lee and Slavery
This photograph is Selina Gray and two of her daughters. Gray was the enslaved housekeeper
Indentured to Chattel
He Fought for His Freedom in the Revolution. Then His Sons Were Sold Into Slavery
Native Americans as slaves[edit]
Sam Qwato's answer to How inclusive do you think democracy is in the U.S? Who is included? Who is excluded?