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African American families File Size: When Tom Lea loses all his money in a cockfight, he sends George to England for several years to pay off the debt, and he sells most of the rest of the family to a slave trader.

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The Next Generations Roots: Educator Resources The following Fact Sheets are available for free download pdf format and classroom use by educators. Do you believe that this item violates a copyright?