Most of the people in the world are not white. The enslavement of
non-whites by non-whites cannot be compared with European history.
The first steps toward slavery in the wester hemisphere occurred in
Europe, where whites who lost battles, owned nothing, were in debt
or had no work that brought them a living wage, almost
automatically were enslaved and many were sent to the Americas.
These white slaves obviously were not the same as the colonists who
sought freedom from religious persecution.