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Slavery and the Resistance

Compiled by Kathy I. Jenkins

 

1444

  • Africans purchased by Portuguese.

1495

  • Caribs sent to Spain by Columbus to be used as slaves.

1513

  • Slaves brought to American colonies.

1516

  • Sale of male slaves in Benin forbidden.

1519

  • Rebellion by Africans in Spanish Hispaniola.

1522

  • Rebellion by slaves in Puerto Rico.

1530

  • Slave revolt in Mexico.

1550

  • Slave revolts in Panama and Peru.

1619

  • Negroes used as indentured servants in Jamestown.

1621

  • Dutch West India Company chartered.

 

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HUAN 5 
August 2000