. . . of course, what I MEANT to write was that the numbers imported into
these areas were these figures.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Greg Burch" <email@example.com>
Sent: Monday, July 30, 2001 7:35 PM
Subject: Re: Reparations
> This doesn't look right to me, either. The number of slaves in the U.S.
> topped out at about 600,000. (Contrasted with 6 MILLION in the
> source: "A Brief History of the Caribbean : From the Arawak and the Carib
> the Present", Jan Rogozinski).
> This is not to say that conditions on "the Middle Passage" weren't
> they were.
> BTW, regarding the question of the historical burden of slavery, I like to
> say that the current cost in the U.S. of slavery is the present value of
> price of 40 acres and a mule in 1865.
> Greg Burch
> Vice-President, Extropy Institute
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