1.12 – Source Notes



Map of Slavery in the US in 1789, by user Golbez, courtesy of Wikipedia
Slave auction block at Green Hill Plantation in VA, courtesy of Wikipedia

Slaves working in 17th Century Virginia [c. 1670], courtesy of Wikipedia
Audio editing for this episode done by Andrew Pfannkuche

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