Slaves To The New World

The Anti-Slavery Society Convention, 1840 by Benjamin Robert HaydonThe Anti-Slavery Society Convention, 1840

Ireland quickly became the biggest source of human livestock for English merchants. The majority of the early slaves to the New World were actually white.

Read the history of white Irish slavery here: http://settingrecordstraight.blogspot.ca/2015/03/irish-forgotten-white-slaves.html

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