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The African arrive 1619, they was salve by colonial law. By the year 1750, slavery was recognized and sanctions bylaw in at the American Colonies.

These laws clearly different the status and treatment of enslaved blacks from other classes of servant, especially southern colonies.

The British economy depends heavily on plantation colonies and increased us of labor enslaved not for only tobacco, cotton and other commodities produced to England.

For American colonists, the revolutionary War (1775-1783) fought for freedom and independence from Britain created a moral paradox via enslavement of Africans.

In the summer of 1175 General George Washington issued an order no to enlist Blacks into the military. But the council of was reject both salve and free Blacks into the Army. They capitalized on the American colonist rejection of Black for the military service Lord Dummore. But the British governor of Virginia issued percolation in November 1775 inviting all able bodies' indentured servant and Black, free or enslaved, to serve in the British military.

After the American Revolutiony, in the northern colonist the general pattern was a gradual movement forwards the abolishment of slavery.

Vermont 1777 Pennsylvania 1780 Massachusetts declare slaver unconstitutional

New Hampshire, Connecticut, Rode Island, New York and New Jersey provided gradual manumission of salve.

By 1807, all the northern states passed emancipation laws.

Eventually five stated carved of the Northwest Territory-Indiana, Illinois. Ohio, Michigan and Wisconsin became non slave states on their admission to the Union. In drafting the new Constitution, the founding fathers totally ignored the question of slavery except through an implicit recognition of African was chatell property. The dispute over the continued importation of enslaved African and in the adjudication of rights in case of escaped "indentured" servants or laborers. The constitutional problem escaped African would resurface again under the Fugitive Slave Law of 1850.

Religious organization, anti-slavery groups and person of antislavery increased their effort to provide opportunity for Black to learn to read and write, or to obtain an education.

Phyllis Wheatley, a former salve of Boston family, was distinguished as a black female poet during the era of the Revolutionary War. Her work was published between 1773 and 1784.

Jupiter Hammon, a former slave who became a minister and poet, wrote the An Address to the Negros of New York, which was delivered to the African Society of New York City in 1786

James Forten of Philadelphia



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