SLAVERY AND THE SLAVE TRADE, ~
ANCIENT AND MODERN.
THE FORMS OF SLAVERY THAT PREVAILED IN ANCIENT NATIONS,
PARTICULARLY IN GREECE AND ROME.
THE AFRICAN SLAVE TRADE
POLITICAL HISTORY OF SLAVERY
COMPILED FROM AUTHENTIC MATERIALS
BY N.' O. BLAKE.
ill COLUMBUS, OHIO:,
PUBLISHED AND SOLD EXCLUSIVELY BY SUBSCRIPTION
BY H. MILLER.
The book is a detailed account of the origins of slavery in ancient history through the introduction of Christian slavery to North Africa, the African slave trade from the fifteenth to the eighteenth century, the Middle Passage, and slavery in the West Indies to the nineteenth century. The book focuses a large portion to the modern American era of slavery which deals with issues of the government and the constitution, focusing on the annexation of Texas, the compromise of 1850, the Missouri compromise, and Kansas.