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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 slavery in Canada A Portuguese explorer Gaspar Corte-Real, who enslaved 50 Aboriginal men and women in 1500 in Newfoundland this is the first time slavery in Canada was recorded. In 1628 the first recorded slave in Canada was brought by a British Convoy to New France. 1628 white Loyalists fled the new America Republic, they took with them about 2000 black slaves: 1200 to the Maritimes (Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island), 300 to Lower Canada (Quebec), and 500 to Upper Canada (Ontario). 1783 1500 The compromise Slave Act of 1793 stands as the only attempt by any Canadian legislature to act against slavery. 1793 double click to change this title text! The Sierra Leone Company established the Freetown settlement, and particularly after 1834, was joined by other groups of freed Africans 1834 In 1833 is when slavery was abolished in Canada. 1833 From 1841 to 1867 slaves would cross into the Northern States over the Ohio River en route to various settlements and towns in Upper Canada through the underground railway. 1841 to 1867 40% 60% 40% of women were slaves in 1760 Hill, Lawrence. The Book of Negroes. London: Black Swan, 2010. Print. "Slavery." The Canadian Encyclopedia. N.p., n.d. Web. 19 Nov. 2014."Slavery among the Indigenous Peoples of the Americas." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 16 Nov. 2014. Web. 20 Nov. 2014."Migration." Multicultural Canada. N.p., n.d. Web. 20 Nov. 2014." | Create and Share Visual Ideas Online." | Create and Share Visual Ideas Online. N.p., n.d. Web. 20 Nov. 2014. 60% of men were slaves in 1760
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