FC: Slave Trade Project
1: Over 12 an a half million African Slaves were transported from West-central Africa to the Sahara and the Indian Ocean. With all those slaves, about 1 out off 8 died. Some slaves made it the whole way across the ocean but others either died before boarding or died during the voyage.
2: Captured slaves being taken to the awaiting ship.
3: Exercising the Slaves on the transatlantic slave ship.
4: This is one of the boats that transported slaves across the Atlantic. It held 482 people cramped together with almost no room to move.
5: Body against body slaves were unable to move.
6: Once arriving in final destination slaves were auctioned off.
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