Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

4/4/2008

Black History: Slave Market of Charleston

The seasoning camps of the Caribbean were built to break the will of the Africans before being sold. Any emotional bonds between slaves were torn by selling the slaves in different markets. If families were together, they were brutally separated forever. Africans captured and broken in the seasoning camps were not as valuable as Africans born into slavery as those born into servitude were more accepting of their plight. for more click here

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