Mulatto - Wikipedia
Mulatto is a term used to refer to persons born of one white parent and one black parent or to persons born of a mulatto parent or parents. In English, the term is ...
History of slavery in Virginia - Wikipedia
Slavery in Virginia dates to 1619, soon after the founding of Virginia as an English colony by the London Virginia Company. The company established a headright system ...
"Laws on Slavery" - Virtual Jamestown
October 1629-ACT IX. [Although this law did not rule out the possibility that English women would work in the tobacco fields, it did begin the process of creating a ...
History of Slavery - The Civil War - sonofthesouth.net
You Found It! An incredible presentation on the History of Slavery with Lots of Pictures of Slaves and Historic Documents
A digital research-teaching-learning project to explore the legacies of the Jamestown settlement, and "the Virginia experiment".
French Family Slaveholders of Mulatto and Black Slaves
French Family Association. The Official Website of the Surname French. Child-bearing amongst slaves started around the age of thirteen, and by twenty the women would ...
UH - Digital History
Enhances history teaching and research through primary sources, an online textbook, extensive reference resources, and interactive materials.
Index of Slave Narratives - The University of Virginia
Walter Calloway was born in Richmond, Virginia, in 1848. Calloway and his mother and brother were purchased by John Calloway, who owned a plantation ten miles south ...
Africans in America/Part 1/Virginia's Slave Codes
The status of blacks in Virginia slowly changed over the last half of the 17th century. The black indentured servant, with his hope of freedom, was increasingly being ...
From Indentured Servitude to Racial Slavery - PBS
We sometimes imagine that such oppressive laws were put quickly into full force by greedy landowners. But that's not the way slavery was established in colonial ...