FC: The African Slave Trade
1: Africa's rich culture before the slave trade began...ancient, dignified, full of history
2: The Slave Trade Years: Boats carrying slaves on the Congo, 1880s "frightened, homesick" | Slave coffle, 1800s "Choking, painful" | Captured Africans taken to the coast of Nigeria, 1853 The fabric of African society is being destroyed.
3: The Middle Passage: Genocide 21 Million Africans enslaved, up to 2 million died on the Middle passage, 7 million more died enroute to the slave ports..... all in the space of 400 years
4: Sources: University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Geography and Anthropology. "The Atlantic Slave Trade Map." 14 Mar 2011. 07 Nov 2011 http://www.uwec.edu/geography/Ivogeler/w111/slaves.htm The Atlantic Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Americas: A Visual Record Various Pictures. 2011. 07 Nov 2011. http://hitchcock.itc.virginia.edu/Slavery/index.php. "The Life of Olaudah Equiano." http://www.historyonthenet.com "The Slave Trade - Capture and Middle Passage." 2002 http://www.historyonthenet.co.uk.
5: Gate of No Return Cape Coast Castle, Ghana