Enslaved Black People in British Empire Discussion
Consider the following three documents concerning slavery in the British North American colonies:
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- Germantown Quaker Meeting, “Reasons Why We Are Against the Traffic of Men-Body” (1688)
- Boston News-Letter, Editorial Favoring Indentured Servitude over Slavery (1706)
- Benjamin Franklin, Excerpts from “Observations on the Increase of Mankind” (1751)
What do these documents tell us about colonists viewed slavery and how attitudes about slavery changed over time
Use the textbook, the lectures, and primary documents to back up your thesis.
Your paper should be 4-5 pages, one inch margins, Times New Roman 12 point font.