The Slave Trade (final).pptx - The Slave Trade By the Numbers Feb 25 2018 HIWD 560 Atlantic World History Dr Douglas Mann Overview of the Slave Trade

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The Slave Trade: By the Numbers Feb. 25, 2018 HIWD 560: Atlantic World History Dr. Douglas Mann
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Over 10,000,000 slaves were transported from Africa to the Americas From 1516 to the end of slavery in Brazil over 35,000 were made Approximately 33% of slaves went to Brazil Approximately 50% of slaves went to the Caribbean Only 367, 000 slaves went to Mainland America Overview of the Slave Trade
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Initial Introduction of Slaves to New World. Slaves originally came to the New World in 1519 Slaves cam e to Mainland America in 1619 from Angola 300 slaves transported to Jamestown in 1619 were brought over by the Portuguese Angola
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Why African Slaves instead of Indian Slaves? Indian slavery was banned in Spanish Colonial America in 1542 by King Charles V Indians slaves were replaced by slaves from Africa Slaves were expensive and only the wealthy could afford them. Many Spanish soldiers would rather be paid in licenses for slaves than in actual currency
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Slaves in Maryland The Africans came to
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