Unformatted text preview: no breaks. They were forced to do work and it wasn't any easy job. The slaves got disrespected and worked in the fields. They had a very prosperous Sugar Trade going on. It makes me sick to even think about this. Just because somebody is a different race we treated them like this in the old days. Those African people suffered and were put through so much. People soon forgot about the "Promise of Reason" Back in the 18th Century it seemed like. The beginning of the Industrial Revolution and the very wide growth of the Slave Trade just made people forget what mattered and how things should have been and not the terrible way it was....
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- Summer '11
- Ode, Transatlantic slave trade, What Happened