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The Slave Trade Project

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BC: Sources Used | First page: Go to and type in how the slave trade affected Africa. For the picture go to and type in regions of the slave trade in Africa. Second page: Go to WWW. and type in how did the African culture suffer from the slave trade. For the picture it is on the same page as the information on African Culture. | Third page: Go to and type in slave trade routes. Fourth page: Go to and type in Atlantic slave trade. For the picture go to and type in how slaves were treated on the plantations. Fifth page: Go to to find some facts. For the picture go to and type in slave owners.

FC: The Slave Trade Project Brooke Knupp MWF 2:00-3:00 Ms. Brentzel.

1: How The Slave Trade Affected Africa. | 1. It decreased the population because it scared people and made them think they were going to be abducted. 2. People were separated from their families. 3. Wars broke out all over. 4. Although some of the population was decreasing other parts were increasing possibly due to the shifting of families from area to area. 5. African Culture suffered greatly in that it aspect. | Here is a map showing the different areas where slavery was.

2: How The African Culture Suffered From the Slave Trade. | During the 18th century there was a ratio of 80 men to every 100 women. Inter-tribal warfare disruption and the European market capture of slaves usually resulted in a famine or disease outbreak. This disruption was devastating to Angola. To me it all goes back to the population problem and all of this leads to a drop in population. | This graph displays the amount of men and the population from the 1700s to the 1000s.

3: This picture is showing the various trade routes from Africa to where the slaves were taken.

4: Information On The Slave Trade Routes. | The slave trade mainly went across the Atlantic ocean. The African slaves were from western and central Africa. The first Africans transported were often called indentured servants or apprentices for life. To their owners they were considered merchandise and usually sold at markets. It is estimated that 12 million slaves were shipped across the Atlantic. | This picture shows how the slaves were treated on plantations.

5: Facts About The Slave Trade. | 1. Some slaves refused to eat, starving themselves to die. 2. Instead of starving themselves some threw themselves over board. 3. It so happens that it was very common for slave owners to steal slaves off of other owners. 4. Enslaved women would actually kill their babies to ensure that they wouldn't have to go through all of that. 5. 50 or 60 men would be tied together on ships to ensure no uprising would happen. 6. In fact black boy slaves acted like white boy slaves. | Believe it or not this was a slave owner in the West Indies.

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