their arrival in Africa the captains traded their merchandise for captive slaves. Weapons and gun powder were the most important commoditiesbut textiles, pearls and other manufactured goods, as well as rum, were also in high demand. The exchange could last from one week to several months. The second step was the crossing of the Atlantic. Africans were transported to America to be sold throughout the continent. The third step connected America to Europe. The slave traders brought back mostly agricultural products, produced by the slaves. The main product was sugar, followed by cotton, coffee, tobacco and rice.)
“Triangular Trade” or Transatlantic Slave Trade1451-1870■Stage 1: Ships leave from Britain with manufactured goods -> exchanged to people captured by slave traders■Stage 2: Africans kidnapped taken to American on densely packed ships■Stage 3: Slave auctions in the West Indies -> forced to work on plantations to produce sugar, cotton, coffee. These products then shipped to Europe.- Women were not included in the enlightenment project either and mobilized around suffrage movement that fought for the women’s right to vote, they gain these rights in the beginning of 20thcentury, for example in France women were not allowed to vote until 1944 so almost 150 years after the French revolution; united states 1920)- good to remember these controversies within the enlightenment project and maybe also think while reading the different theorists how they discuss these controversies and exclusions in their work 2. Describe the big changes that happened around 1800 and resulted in the birth of sociology CULTURAL ECONOMICPOLITICAL
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