Slave Trade - The transatlantic slave trade played an extensive role in global development The transatlantic slave trade was dated far before the

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The transatlantic slave trade played an extensive role in global development. The transatlantic slave trade was dated far before the colonization of the new worlds. Ancient civilizations had implemented slaves into tedious roles that they had seen unfit for themselves. The roles of slaves ranged from being laborers in construction, being forced into the armed forces, agriculture, industry and domesticate service. Civilizations had played the role of race into painting large amounts of slaves. Muslims couldn’t keep other Muslims as slaves so they brought in people from Africa and had them conduct the work that they had seen themselves to fit to complete. Many societies had so heavily implemented slaves that their societies would not function without them. One prime example of his was ancient Sparta. The slaves (helots) had outnumbered their masters 20 to 1. Helots had formed the backbone of the ancient spartan economy and were essential for food production. The Europeans had justified using slave labor by
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  • Fall '11
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