The first slaves arrived in North American in 1619. African slaves resisted the restraints of slavery by rebelling and running away.
African American Slaves.
This was the finding of the Supreme Court in the Dred Scott case (1857).
Generally with dogs and the slave catchers would actually take any African American off a street to fill a quota of returning slaves to enslavement.
Most of the African Americans slaves worked in the cotton fields where they picked cotton on the plantations. There was always an overseer that watched over the slaves to see if they were working hard enough. If an overseer saw a slave not work, they beat them. There were house slaves, too. The house slaves did all the housework in their master's house. They cooked, cleaned, dusted, swept, and did all the other chores we do today.
The African nation founded by former American slaves was Liberia.
Liberia, on the west coast of Africa,was settled by freed slaves.
Liberia is the the once coleney for American slaves
Liberia was originally founded as a home in Africa for freed slaves, hence the name.
Fort Mose, 2 miles north of St. Augustine, Florida, established in 1738 declared by then governor Manuel Montiano, of the Spanish held territory.
Florence is African American. Her grandparents are from Louisiana and they walked to Colorado. They were originally slaves. Her ethnicity is African American