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Slave Trade. The Beginning Did slavery exist in Africa before Europeans arrived? – Yes – Forcing people  no Captured during war  slave labor.

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1 Slave Trade

2 The Beginning Did slavery exist in Africa before Europeans arrived? – Yes – Forcing people  no Captured during war  slave labor

3 Atlantic Slave Trade 1700’s- 60,000 a year were taken from Africa and shipped to the new world Many didn’t survive How would European’s get the slaves? – Trade Guns and other goods – Tribes became powerful

4 The Middle Passage

5 Slave Ship Plan

6 “Coffin” Position: Onboard a Slave Ship

7 Slave Ship Interior

8 Onboard the Slave Ship

9 The Outcome Many died on the trip over – Diseases Jumped overboard Tried to rebel

10 Some Were Thrown Over Sharks followed the slave ships across the Atlantic

11 The Triangle Trade

12 End to Slave Trade Africa – King Affonso Tried but failed Some fought back – But no success England – Abolition: end slavery – 1834 slavery banned United States – Freed some slaves – 1865 it was banned

13 Effects What do you think the impact of industrialization had on slave trade? – Decline  Natural Resources Some areas weren’t impacted – While others destroyed African Kingdoms – Captured and traded for goods

14 Outcome Sierra Leone – British colony for freed slaves Liberia – Freed slaves from the US – Independence in 1847


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