Category: The Breeze

slavery

Sources of Labor: Slavery

Following triangular trade and indentured servitude is the institution whose legacy we’re still dealing with a century and a half after it’s end. Slavery and enslavement are the state and condition of being a slave. A person is enslaved when a slaver coerces him or her into working for them...

henry hudson

The Explorers: Henry Hudson

Henry Hudson is the 21st and final figure in the exploration of North America by non-indigenous people. This was a continuing effort to map and explore the continent and advance the economic interests of said non-indigenous peoples of North America. It spanned centuries, and consisted of efforts by numerous people...

samuel de champlain

The Explorers: Samuel De Champlain

Samuel De Champlain is the twentieth figure in the exploration of North America by non-indigenous people. This was a continuing effort to map and explore the continent and advance the economic interests of said non-indigenous peoples of North America. It spanned centuries, and consisted of efforts by numerous people and...

sir walter raleigh

The Explorers: Sir Walter Raleigh

Sir Walter Raleigh is the nineteenth figure in the exploration of North America by non-indigenous people. This was a continuing effort to map and explore the continent and advance the economic interests of said non-indigenous peoples of North America. It spanned centuries, and consisted of efforts by numerous people and...

sir john hawkins

The Explorers: Sir John Hawkins

Sir John Hawkins is the eighteenth figure in the exploration of North America by non-indigenous people. This was a continuing effort to map and explore the continent and advance the economic interests of said non-indigenous peoples of North America. It spanned centuries, and consisted of efforts by numerous people and...

sir francis drake

The Explorers: Sir Francis Drake

Sir Francis Drake is the seventeenth figure in the exploration of North America by non-indigenous people. This was a continuing effort to map and explore the continent and advance the economic interests of said non-indigenous peoples of North America. It spanned centuries, and consisted of efforts by numerous people and...

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The Explorers: Jean Ribault

Jean Ribault is the sixteenth figure in the exploration of North America by non-indigenous people. This was a continuing effort to map and explore the continent and advance the economic interests of said non-indigenous peoples of North America. It spanned centuries, and consisted of efforts by numerous people and expeditions...

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The Explorers: Jacques Cartier

Jacques Cartier is the fifteenth figure in the exploration of North America by non-indigenous people. This was a continuing effort to map and explore the continent and advance the economic interests of said non-indigenous peoples of North America. It spanned centuries, and consisted of efforts by numerous people and expeditions...