Wednesday, December 30, 2009

DO YOU KNOW YOUR HISTORY: IN 1800 African Americans Made Up 20% Of The U.S. Population

December 30,2009

African Americans made up 20 % of the U.S. population in 1800.
In Williamsburg which was the Colonial capital of Virginia, African Americans some of whom were free and slaves comprised 50 % of the total population. It has been reported in the Virginia Magazine of History and Biography that some free Blacks owned other Africans and white Indentured Servants in the colonial and post colonial period in the Old Dominion.
Every American that has the financial means must visit Colonial Williamsburg ,Yorktown Virginia and Jamestown Virginia to fully understand how the various complex cultures survived in Colonial Virginia.

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