1: Olaudah Equiano was kidnapped when he was 11 and was sold to slave traders. Later on he bought back his freedom.
2: Slavery has been around for along time. A lot of slaves were captured in war. But some sold themselves to slavery. They were treated more like the help than somebody owned.
3: Many people wanted to end slavery. Olaudah Equiano told people about how bad it was. Britain made slave trade illegal, but many illegally sent Africans to the Americans.
4: Sources: world cultures book