09.1 Crisis of Adaptation in W. Africa - PPT.pptx - The \u2018crisis of adaptation\u2019 at the end of the Atlantic slave trade 19th century abolition \u2022

09.1 Crisis of Adaptation in W. Africa - PPT.pptx - The...

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The ‘crisis of adaptation’ at the end of the Atlantic slave trade
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19 th century abolition 1803 Danish abolition 1807 British abolition 1808 USA abolition 1814 Dutch abolition 1815 Portuguese abolition (N. of the equator) 1815 Portuguese abolition (S. of the equator) 1817 French abolition 1818 Spanish abolition 1831 Brazilian abolition Nearly 4,000,000 enslaved people taken from Africa in the 19 th century
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Fluctuating exports of enslaved people 1807-1815: Decline 1815-1840: Increase 1840-1867: Decrease (small peak in late 1850s/early 1860s) 1867: last trans-Atlantic slave voyage
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Dahomey 1727 Dahomey conquers Whydah (Ouidah) 1797-1818 Reign of King Adandonzan War Party; Peace Party 1818-1858 Reign of King Ghezo Felix da Souza – trader of Brazilian origin.
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