Learn about Slavery

Facts on Slavery from 1820-1860

  • Free Africans in the north faced discrimination.
  • Skilled Africans had trouble finding good jobs.
  • By 1860,enslaved Africans made up one third of the south's population.

Facts on Slavery in Today's World

  • There are over 20-30 million people enslaved right now.
  • The average cost of a slave is $90.
  • Most trafficking in teens is for sex slavery.

Other Facts on Slavery 1820-1860