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 ...
the earliest laws of Virginia - 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 ...
Indians recorded as Mulatto - SCIWAY3.net
“A Rose by any other name is a Cactus” - defining mixed-blood Indians in colonial Virginia and the Carolinas Augusta County, VA (Orders 1773-1779)
George Washington, Thomas Jefferson & Slavery in Virginia ...
It is ironic that two prominent Founding Fathers who owned slaves (Thomas Jefferson and George Washington) were both early, albeit unsuccessful, pioneers in the ...
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 Tale of Two Plantations
Enslaved Families in Virginia and Jamaica This website displays research into the lives of 431 enslaved people in seven multi-generational families at Mesopotamia ...
RACE - The Power of an Illusion . Background Readings | PBS
INTERVIEW WITH AUDREY SMEDLEY edited transcript. Audrey Smedley is a professor of anthropology at Virginia Commonwealth University.
Africans in America/Part 1/ - PBS
Q: We begin to see slave codes and laws appear that in many ways promote being able to separate those races. What are some of those laws? Can you give me an example ...
Virtual Jamestown: Indentured Servants
The following selections indicate that Africans and their descendants received unequal treatment in the years before the General Assembly decided that children of ...