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Episode 1: American Slavery

Episode 1: American Slavery

The roots of American capitalism lie in forced labor. Beginning with Native American slavery in Spanish America, forced labor changed shape as British North America came to rely on enslaved people and a violent racial caste system. By the 1800s, one of the cruelest, most gruesome institutions in human history enriched the white Western world.

Duration: 36 min

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