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The Trans- Atlantic Slave Trade Main Idea Between the 1500s and the 1800s millions of Africans were captured, shipped across the Atlantic Ocean, and sold as slaves in the Americas.
Slavery has existed in many parts of the world People forced into slavery came from different walks of life Ex: farmers, merchants, priests, soldiers, or musicians; fathers and mothers, sons and daughters. Shortage of labor in Americas led to beginning of Atlantic Slave Trade European planters needed workers on sugar and tobacco plantations Beginnings Planters first used Native Americans European diseases killed millions Native Americans Millions forcibly taken to Americas Most from coast of West Africa Some exchanged for firearms and goods Most sold into slavery in colonies African Slaves Origins of the Slave Trade
Triangular Trade Network Captured Africans became part of network called the Triangular Trade First leg: ships carrying European goods to Africa to be exchanged for slaves Second leg: Middle Passage, brought Africans to Americas to be sold Third leg: carried American products to Europe
Captive Africans chained together, forced into dark, cramped quarters below ship’s decks Could neither sit nor stand Journey lasted three to six weeks, ten to twenty percent did not survive Terrifying Situation Middle Passage
IMAGINING THE HORRORS- MIDDLE PASSAGE Write at least one fact, inference, and question for each of the four video segments. This will help you complete your Concept Poem at the end. Middle Passage (from Amistad) Middle Passage (from Amistad) Middle Passage Middle Passage Stop at 4:15 Restart 5:23 8:36 History of Black Slavery History of Black Slavery Stop at 1:20 1:28 Stop at 3:00 3:10