11 Atlantic Slave Trade

11 Atlantic Slave Trade - Atlantic Slave Trade The Middle...

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Atlantic Slave Trade Atlantic Slave Trade Equiano The Middle Passage Sugar Plantations Distribution of Slaves
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History of Slavery History of Slavery The institution of slavery has existed in most civilizations at some point in their history.   Roman slaves, “servus” The etymology of “slave” involves the Slavs of Eastern Europe who were often enslaved, along with others, to work on Mediterranean sugar plantations   Arab slave market Slaves and Sugar
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Early Atlantic Slave Trade Early Atlantic Slave Trade The Portuguese began to trade slaves in 1444 The trade grew from app. 800 per year in 1450s to app. 2000 per year in 1490s At first they were middlemen, then they began to carry slaves to sugar plantations on Madeira, the Canaries, and São Tomé
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Growth of the Atlantic Slave Trade from the 1520s Growth of the Atlantic Slave Trade from the 1520s Portuguese agreement with Kongo, c. 1512 Advertisement for Indentured Servants
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