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This essay will Discuss the slave trade, how and why it began, and its effects on both theAmericas and African societies. “Between the sixteenth and nineteenth centuries, the Transatlantic SlaveTrade brought twelve million enslaved Africans across the Atlantic Ocean to the New World as part of abroad exchange of trade goods between England, West Africa, South America, the West Indies, and theUnited States.” The Transatlantic slave trade was basically the exchanging of people for trade goods.”Slavery had already existed in African before the Transatlantic Slave Trade took place. The slaves in Africawere different than those in the slave trade because they had opportunity to be part of society and theyweren’t indebted with their lives. “Once Portugal and Spain established the profitability of the Africanslave trade, other European nations entered the field.”The Transatlantic Slave Trade started when Europeans explored Africa and discovered slave use.

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