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Unformatted text preview: dominant in the south and with the invention of Eli Whitney’s cotton Gin the need for more slaves grew. Slaves were brought in from Africa to the new world to work in the cotton fields. Slaves were treated horribly, they got very little water and worked long hours in the fields. As a result of how poorly treated the slaves were being treated, many abolitionists fought to end slavery. Many of the abolitionists were free blacks who were released from slavery. April 2007 marks the 200 year anniversary of the abolishment of slavery. Eric Lynch informs people about the slave trade that existed in the 1850’s, how they shipped them to Liverpool....
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- Spring '10
- Atlantic Slave Trade, Eric Lynch, largest slave trading