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rrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano rrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano Juan Martinez Directions : Olaudah Equiano, a slave who bought his freedom and became an abolitionist, detailed his life as a slave in The Interesting Narrative of the Life of The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano Olaudah Equiano . Before you read, you will research the events that shaped . Before you read, you will research the events that shaped Equiano’s life and the impact of his autobiography. Click on the websites below to answer each question. You can type your answers directly onto this sheet. answer each question. You can type your answers directly onto this sheet. The Middle Passage : http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/part1/1narr4.html 1. Briefly describe the events that occurred after Africans were captured by European traders. After Africans were captured they would be force to walk slave caravans to the European coastal forts. Those who were too sick or weary to keep up were often killed. Then for those which survive were put into a dungeon and stay there sometimes for as long as a year.
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2. One to two million slaves died on these voyages. Some went mad from the barbaric conditions and actually committed suicide by throwing themselves overboard. How did Equiano feel about those who chose a watery death? Equiano felt that the people that committed suicide by throwing themselves
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