HIS207 - MAY 19 LECTRUE 1 Enslavement 1 Olaudah Equiano...

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MAY 19 LECTRUE 1 Enslavement 1 Olaudah Equiano autobiography, published in 1789, antislavery movement in england in the 18th century born in 1745, nigeria he and his sister were kidnapped (young children) separated sold several times emotional distress slave narrative: 1930 come out at the great depression what words stand out to you about his experience? what does he think when he sees the slaver? what happens aboard the slaver during his passage? why did the curator choose the images at the end of the narrative? 20 milion africans were transported to the new world sold 10 times fill him with astonishment and terror when he sees the cargo and slaves “they were going to kill me” slaves were chained and jump into the sea slaver go after slaves Enslavement 2 the transatlantic slave trade---over 400 years consider the ppl in the story europeans africans european colonists why and how did this happen?
west africa and central african interior The march from the interior to the coast the horrible and terrifying experience began long before being a slave in another country coffle chain together, prevent escape, not allow to go in their pase, given little water) barracoons 禁闭处 (where they were kept until they arrive coast) loss of life The passage branded and shackled as few as 30 (early in the trade) and as many as 700 enslaved (in the 18th and 19th centuries) and each ship “slaver” conditions treatment another several months food given enough to keep them alive, diseases run rapid on the ship (yellow fever…) woman had sexual abuse horrible conditions before sb is sold to the slavery A visualization The slave trade Enslavement 3 kidnapping, march to the coast, general conditions 20 milions ppl is taken from the home to various places

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