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57% of Children in working class Manchester died before their fifth birthday in 1840
– The Indentured Servants who sold themselves for a better life and a better place to live; they were lured with false promises ie “A land of milk and Honey is waiting for you in the new world”; and London was characterized by high poverty, famine and was “infested” with plagues… – The kidnapped people of London, Bristol and Liverpool (Men, Women, Children); It was a Royal policy : POOR RELIEF; – The poors and vagrants (Men, Women, Children) of the United Kingdom; https://www.africaresource.com..../rasta/sesostris-the
More White Slaves were taken to Africa than Blacks to America. The White Slaves in North Africa were guarded by Black Guards that is where the word Blaggard comes from, they were chained to the wall at night."However, by far the worst fate for a Barbary slave was being assigned to man the oars of galleys. Rowers were shackled where they sat, and never allowed to leave. Sleeping, eating, defecation and urination took place at the seat. Overseers would crack the whip over the bare backs of any slaves considered not to be working hard enough. ,,, https://www.ancient-origins.ne....t/ancient-places-afr
Ulrich B. Phillips, Life and Labor in the Old South explains that white enslavement was crucial to the development of the Negro slave system. The system set up for the white slaves governed, organized and controlled the system for the black slaves. Black slaves were “late comers fitted into a system already developed.” Pp 25-26. John Pory declared in 1619, “white slaves are our principle wealth.”
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