March 12, 2014 7:29 PM Subscribe
On Aug. 1, 1833 the British outlawed (most) slavery in her colonies. There were, however, still crops that needed tending. Fortunately, Germany had excess people desperate for a better life. Some (as we have seen
) of them wound up in Texas.
Some, willing to sign on as indentured servants, wound up in Jamaica
Jamaica, to be exact. Their descendants can still be found. There is now a documentary
on the subject. (Extended trailer can been seen here
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