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on trade with the Mediterranean world, exchanging
Slave trade with New Spain was dominated by
gold, ivory, and slaves for horses, textiles, and salt.
Britain after its victory in the War of the Spanish
However, the growth of the Songhai Empire
Succession in 1713, in which Britain won a monopoly
threatened Morocco, which defeated the Songhai
(known as the asiento) on the sale of slaves to Spanish
army in 1591. After this, the Songhai Empire
colonies in the New World. The peak of the slave
trade came in the 1780s when almost 80,000 slaves per
The power vacuum in the west was soon filled by year were taken to the Americas, half of them
Arabized tribes of the interior of the Sudan. Up to this transported in British ships.
point, Islam had been spread by merchants who were
Portugal, however, carried on its own slave trade
tolerant of pagans, but the new military states
between Angola, its outpost in Africa, and Brazil, its
believed in jihad—wars of conq...
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