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FC: Slave Trade
1: The slave trade was from the 16th century through the 19th century.The English would travel to Africa and trade goods to pick up slaves.
2: The slaves would be transported by ship to the new world. There conditions on the ship was horrible and cramped.
3: Many of the slaves were young and have never traveled before. | Many got sick and died on the way to the new world.
4: They would be chained to gather when in the hold of the ship. And would sleep on the ground.
5: Once they got to the new world they would forced to work in there owners fields. After time some slaves could buy there freedom or become slave owners themselves.Also some slave owners treated them with kindness but most did not.