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Week 6(2) - century. (Consider other labor practices of the...

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STUDY GUIDE: WEEK SIX Global Trade and Interaction in the Eighteenth Century – The Atlantic Slave Trade Important People, Events, Terms Oriental slave trade Occidental slave trade Oyo [slave state] Dahomey [slave state] Ashanti [slave state] Plantation economy Transatlantic economy Atlantic triangle The Atlantic Passage/the Middle Passage Olaudah Equiano (c.1745-1797) William Wilberforce (1759-1833) Society for the Abolition of the Slave Trade Abolitionists Abolition of slave trading in any British port: 1807 Abolition of slavery in the British Empire: 1833 Concepts Forced labor Essay Questions 1. Discuss some of the justifications for slavery and the slave trade in the eighteenth
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Unformatted text preview: century. (Consider other labor practices of the period which might make slavery seem normal.) 2. Which was a bigger threat to African states in the eighteenth century: European slave trading and imperialism or Oriental slave trading or the spread of Islam? 3. Discuss which parts of Africa were affected by the eighteenth-century slave trade (either benefitting or being affected adversely). Why were these particular areas affected? 4. Explain why the Atlantic triangle became a major area of slave trading in the eighteenth century. 5. Why were evangelical Christians such as William Wilberforce so opposed to the slave trade?...
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