The History Files #16: Slavery, Racism, and Bacon’s Rebellion

37 mins - Published Wed, Jun 3, 2015 by Gordon Frye and Nancy Frye
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19th century engraving of the Burning of Jamestown during Bacon’s Rebellion, ca. 1676

This week we look at the various situations of minorities in early Colonial America, the evolution from indentured servitude to outright slavery, and eventual abolition.

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