The following PowerPoint provides students with information about the origins of slavery in America.
What is a slave?
Jamestown & the use of indentured servants
The first Africans arriving in Jamestown
The transition from indentured servitude to slavery
The spread of slavery throughout the colonies
Slavery in Africa and how African slavery differed from European slavery
The start of the slave trade with the Portuguese in 1441
The Triangular Trade
The Middle Passage
Links to 2 short videos