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Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade

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S: Seasons of Change

FC: Slavery: How it affected Africa | The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade

1: Slavery contributed to a wide variety of people. Men, women, children and grandparents, if you were African American, they didn't care what your age or gender was. African American's were thought of as being lower class. When the demand for slaves came up, Africans were one of the first to be called out. (Work Cited 1)

2: The Middle Passage

3: The journey for these Africans were long and dangerous. The chance of survival became crucial when disease began to spread. Many of them tried to kill themselves by eaither not eating or throwing themself over the side of the ship. Because of the way that the ship crew treated them. | The chance of surviving the Middle Passage was 30%.Life through these rough waters were very brutal and unthinkable. | Work Cited 2

4: death | Pain | Loneliness | Slave | Torture | anguish | Agony | Infliction | Suffer | d i s t r e s s

5: The slave trade began in the 1700s and ended in 1807. Around 60,000 Africans were taken on this terrible journey each year. Out of those numbers, two to three million lives were claimed in the meantime. Thats an incredible amount of deaths taken from two words: inequality and greed. | Work Cited 3

6: Work Cited Page: 1.http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/slavetrade.htm 2.http://www.nmm.ac.uk/freedom/viewTheme.cfm/theme/triangular (And the worksheet that we filled out for homework). 3. World Cultures Book (Class Book) Section 3, page 94-95.

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  • Title: Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade
  • Homework for Ms. Brentzel. World Cultures. MON-WED-FRI 8:00-9:00am Hannah Friend hf107011
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