History June 06, 2019 at 01:00 pm

Here are the top 5 lies that have been told about American slavery

Mildred Europa Taylor | Head of Content

Mildred Europa Taylor June 06, 2019 at 01:00 pm

June 06, 2019 at 01:00 pm | History

Image result for irish immigrants america indentured servants

First slaves in America were white people

Many historical textbooks, as part of moves to soften the brutal experiences that enslaved blacks went through, argue that Irish immigrants were also enslaved, but their case was ignored. Apparently, these Irish immigrants were only indentured servants, meaning they still held basic human rights, including the fact they were not designated property, unlike the enslaved blacks.

Conversations

Must Read