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How did the status of slaves in African society contrast with the Americas?

What rights and opportunities were available to slaves in African but limited or prohibited in the Americas ?

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  1. Assuming you are familiar with the history of slavery in the Americas, read some of these articles to familiarize yourself with slavery in Africa:

    http://www.google.com/search?sourceid=navclient&ie=UTF-8&rlz=1T4VRHB_enUS648US649&q=slavery+in+Africa

    And be aware that slavery and bonded indenture, etc., varied from place to place in the Americas, too.

    http://www.google.com/search?sourceid=navclient&aq=&oq=slavery+in+the+Americas&ie=UTF-8&rlz=1T4VRHB_enUS648US649&q=slavery+in+the+americas&gs_l=hp..0.0l5.0.0.0.184481...........0.gPDqvuDepKo

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