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1 SLAVERY From Africa to South Carolina Vicki Banks American Adventures of the Mind

2 Over 40% of slaves brought to the United States from Africa came through South Carolina.

3 Many of the slaves ended up on plantations in South Carolina.

4 The result was a direct influence on the culture of South Carolina.

5 South Carolina Planters preferred slaves from the “Gold Coast” of Africa.

6 These slaves were skilled in the complexities of growing rice.growing rice

7 Sierra Leone, Ghana, Senegal and other Gold Coast countries made up 1 leg of the triangular trade route.

8 Music Click icon to listen to a spiritual.

9 Food Recipes

10 Language Click to hear a sermon in Gullah.

11 Arts and Crafts

12 South Carolina as well as our entire nation has benefited from the contributions of these slaves and their descendents.

13 We will begin our study with a look at the Middle Passage – a horrific journey from Africa to the United States, often South Carolina.

14 Thoughts to Ponder What would our life be like today without the African influence? Was the price too great? How can we today pay homage to those who influenced our lives and endured so much?

15 Bibliography 1.African Slave Trade [from newspaper] SOURCE Cleveland Gazette 06, no. 47 (07/06/1889): 01 [2 pages] 2. Thoughts upon slavery / Wesley, John, Sketches of slave life, or, Illustrations of the 'peculiar institution' / by Peter Randolph ))4.http://www.mojafestival.com/ thtp://inkpot.com/classical/images/msong175.jpgthtp://inkpot.com/classical/images/msong175.jpg 8.http://www.historychannel.com/exhibits/roots/voyage.htmlhttp://www.historychannel.com/exhibits/roots/voyage.html


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