• Period: Jan 1, 1501 to Jan 1, 1502

    African Americans Sent to America

    Spain permitted African Americans to be sent to the U.S
  • Period: Jan 1, 1511 to Jan 1, 1512

    African slaves arrived in Hispaniola

    First African slaves arrived in Hispaniola
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    Maryland Passed A law

    • Maryland passed a law under which free white women would lose their freedom if they married a black slave, and under which the children of white women and black men became slaves
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    Maryland passed a law

    Maryland became the first of the future states to pass a law making it illegal for free English women to marry "Negro slaves
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    Virginia Passed a Law

    Virginia passed a law stating that baptism could not free "slaves by birth