The legal system can seem like a complicated tangle of arcane rules and loopholes, and it can sometimes seem like it is designed to confuse. But it is possible, with the right application, for the legal system to rectify injustices. Today we’re going to tell you about one instance of this, the story of Elizabeth Key, who in 1665 won her freedom in a court in Virginia.
- Preview (Part 0)
- The Transatlantic Slave Trade (Part 1)
- Slavery In The Colonies (Part 2)
- Elizabeth Key (Part 3)
- Slave Codes (Part 4)