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19th Century Slave Practices in Brazil and the United States

Summary: Slavery was a common practice during the 19th century especially throughout the Americas. Enslaving Africans was especially economically beneficial for Americans and Brazilians, who use the slaves as a cheap labor source.
Slavery was a common practice during the 19th century especially throughout the Americas. Slave owners ranged from wealthy whites to poor African Americans. Slavery was a popular and effective source of income. Although slavery was world-wide Brazil and America had a large affiliation with the slave trade due to social and economic greed.

Brazil having the largest slave population in the new world received between 30%-40% of the slaves sent to the Americas. The center of brazil's social and economic organization was the fazenda which relyed greatly on slavery. In Brazil they used both African Americans and Indians for slaves although due to the large quantities of forests many slaves were able to successfully escape. The major need for the slaves was in the production of sugar, coffee, agriculature and mining. The wealthy brazilians owned fazendas, the had many slaves...

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