Thought of Today: July 14, 2018 at 08:26PM

Mass production of sugar in America beginning in 16th century changed the world.

10 million slaves were imported to America, 70% of which worked in sugar plantations.

Free market controlled sugar.

Slave-trading companies sold shares in Amsterdam, London, and Paris stock exchanges. The yield was about 6% a year.

Everything was being done due to greed and indifference, and not racism or hate, although racism was a prevailing norm at that time.



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