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US Slave Trade Fueled America's Economic Rise, But Painful Scars Remain Centuries Later


US Slave Trade Fueled America's Economic Rise, But Painful Scars Remain Centuries Later
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Four hundred years since the first enslaved Africans arrived in Virginia, slavery remains a dark chapter in American history. The trans-Atlantic slave trade involved the purchase and transportation of enslaved Africans mainly to the Americas by Europeans. Survivors were tormented by white masters.

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