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Updated: 8/30/2021
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  • development of plantation system
  • i am in need of slaves for my rice crops
  • the growth of the transatlantic slave trade
  • i've been through so much.. NOT THIS
  • the spread of slavery
  • i embraced the use of slaves mainly because indentured labor became exoensive
  • there has been an ideological war going on over the history and remembrance of slavery in this country since, well there was slavery.
  • Because the economy of the south depended on the cultivation of crops, the need for agricultural labor led to the establishment of slavery.
  • While the business person was thinking about how wealthy he would become, the slave from Africa was thinking about how doomed he was....
  • while plantation owners explain why they did what they did, slaves explain what they think about it.