By Favian Max Caleb Tommy
India has the largest slave population in the modern world with over 14 million slaves.
Ancient Romans celebrated "Saturnalia", a festival in which slaves and their masters would switch places.
Benjamin Franklin attempted to abolish slavery already in 1790.
Some of the white house was built by slaves
The slave trade
1/3 of great Britain's trades went to bringing 50,000 slaves to the new world
in the 1800's america figured out it is cheaper to hire slaves than to buy slaves plus they wouldn't revolt as much than if they were slaves and that helped plantation owners get rich that way
some slaves got caught trying to escape
these people who escape lived in this railroad
The houses had to built at least 24x18x12x feet with a porch across each house had to be 33 feet away from the road purchasing land in Buxton cost 2.50 per acre
In 1857 the total student population of the school was 140 student