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Unformatted text preview: History Midterm Essays William Kemp • Erasmus dad • Funded the Liverpool merchant • Represents high classes and slave trade economy – business of trading slaves Matthew Paris • Erasmus Cousin • Ships doctor • Determines the price of slaves • Significance – represents the degradation of moral values. The demand for workers/slaves forced people against moral values Saul Thurso • Captain of the ship, done slave trade many times • Feels pressure to maintain order • Strict, and keeps people disciplined • Significance – He acts hard because he’s sacred of losing order on ship Daniel Calley • Strong, hard worker but got paid little • Worked with sheep/ market– job sucked on land • When he woke up on the ship, he didn’t want to be there. Cried • Significance – Still didn’t want to work on ship although his job was shitty. Minor protagonist Yellow Henry • Slave trader in Africa Charles Wolpert • Sarah’s father • Wealthy from transportation of coal • Scene: Erasmus talking about Sarah to Mr. Wolpert. Charles says wait till she’s 18. Tolerates Erasmus cause it will make Sarah happy and the Wolpert/Kemp would be economic advantage....
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