By:Maliyah little

Slavery in America

About slavery

Things about slavery

Slaves were African American who were brought over by ships.


Slaves in the united states was very big because they need people to work for them.


Most of slaves family's were very close because they alway have a close bond with each other.Even though their bond was really close they were always split up, because they were either bought or sold.


Cotten was important because it was used to things like clothes.Cotten was also widely used in textile manufacturing.



The Underground Railroad

Harriet Tubman was the leader of the Underground Railroad ,and she lead 300 slaves to freedom.



Harriet made 19 trips to slave country ,and she was worth 40,000 dollars in the south.

Slavery

They Emancipation Proclamation was an executive order issued by President Abraham Lincoln of 1863 that freed slaves in states that rebellion during the American Civil War.


Slavery lasted about 200 years.


The civil war brought slavery to an end ,and during the civil war Harriet Tubman worked as a cook,Nurse and a spy.