When, Where, and How did Slavery Begin?
The institution of slavery in America’s southern states was based on economics rather than some practice itself. When the Mason-Dixon line was created in the 1760's, Eli Whitney’s revolutionary cotton gin. Slavery in America began when the first African slaves were brought to the North American colony of Jamestown. Slavery happened throughout American colonies in the late 17th early 18th century. The African American slaves helped build the the new nation. The victory freed over 4 million slaves. Slavery continued to effect American's history. The documented servants were much cheaper; they too usually died within 7 years of arrival, but their sponsor was out much less money, and it was much cheaper to pay for a documented servant's passage than it was to purchase a slave for life.
Slavery began after the Bacon's Rebellion, in 1676. The documented slaves, freed servants. The conditions improved the life expectancy for slaves. Slavery didn't end until 1865 Slavery lasted for 246 years. Slavery first started for "economic" reasons but it quickly went up due to the social rate. They got very little, were beat for doing something wrong, and were lucky to even get food. If slaves were defiance they were beaten. Slaves had to be clandestine to run away from their plantations.