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Timeline of Slavery

From 3100 B.C.E to 1888 C.E.

 

3100 BCE: Egypt is Unified

332 BCE:  Greeks Conquer Egypt

  30 BCE:  Romans Conquer Egypt

BCE/CE

640 CE: Islam Enters Egypt

1482 CE: Portuguese Build Fort Almina in Ghana to buy slaves and gold

1456-1461:  West Africans accept peaceful trade with Portugal

1479 CE: Spanish allow Portuguese to supply slaves in the Treaty of Alcacovas

1494 CE: Spain Establishes Colonies in Hispaniola

1502 CE: First Slave Introduced into Hispaniola

1516 CE: First Caribbean sugar mill erected in Hispaniola

1777 CE: Vermont Constitution is the first to outlaw slavery

1780 CE: Pennsylvania is the first state to begin gradual emancipation

1787 CE: United States Constitution recognizes and protects slavery

1793 CE: Fugitive Slave Act & Improved Cotton Gin increases plantation

               Production

1803 CE: Danes abolish slave trade.  This is the first modern nation to ban

               Slave trade

1807 CE: British & U.S. nationals banned from slave trade

1808 CE: U.S.A. outlaws slave importation

1831 CE: French slave trade suppressed

1845 CE: Spanish forbids slave trade by nationals

1860 CE: Election of Lincoln causing the southern states to secede

1861-1865:  U.S.A.  Civil War

1863 CE: Emancipation proclamation

1865 CE: The Thirteenth Amendment to the US Constitution outlaws slavery in

               The United States.

1867 CE: The last slave ship arrives in Cuba marking the end of the Middle

               Passage.

1886 CE:  Slavery ends in Cuba

1888 CE: Slavery ends in Brazil