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1 Slavery Throughout the Ages

2 Table of Content The Rising of Slavery Causes and Effects Atlantic slave trade Encountering Slavery African Slavery Slavery right under our noses Putting slavery to a halt Influential individuals Resources

3 Rising of Slavery 1790 BCE, Mesopotamia ruler publicized code of Hammurabi Ancient Greece and Rome, Christians, Muslims, Africa 1492 Columbus first voyage idealized Atlantic slave trade.

4 Causes and effects Possession of slaves Development and settlement Wars, prisoners, criminals, those in dept. Empires whom depended upon slaves Protection of estate and power

5 Atlantic Slave Trade Ideal slave route, British, Dutch, Danes, French took part in. Established as economic life Influenced Africans to enslave their own, population decrease. Traded goods, Slaves, slaves for goods. 19 th century outlawed 12.5 million slaves traded

6 Encountering Slavery Ottabah Cugoano, western African youth who was taken to sugar plantations in 1787, Britain. “This dreadful captivity and horrible slavery, beholding the most dreadful scenes of misery and cruelty, lashed, cut to pieces, for the most trifling faults, this made me often tremble and weep…”

7 Encountering Slavery (cont) President Hans Salone (1660 – 1753) of Royal society. “The punishments for crimes of slaves are usually, for rebellions, burning them.. with crooked sticks on every limb, and applying fire by the degrees from the feet and bands, burning gradually up to the head, their pains are extravagant…”

8 African Slavery Centralized and No centralized politics Servitude played key role Kinship Indigenous practices, influences Transatlantic Slave Trade

9 Slavery right under our noses Human Trafficking in Edmonton Restrictions made as well as blackmailed Outlawed in Canada since women and children sexually exploited 800 other works.

10 Slavery to a halt Rebellion in Haiti Charles Deslondes arranged slave uprising Slavery Act approved Propaganda War 1840s – 1850s Underground Railroad 1860 – Abraham Lincoln won election

11 Influential individuals William Lloyd Garrison Wendell Phillips Williams Well Brown

12 Resources ulti=yes&ResultsID=1275D351930&fromPages=search&ItemNumber=5&QureyN ame=Refference ulti=yes&ResultsID=1275D351930&fromPages=search&ItemNumber=5&QureyN ame=Refference CBC News Slavery, Reg Grant, 2009 US; DK Publishings. Inhuman Bondage, David Brion Davis, Oxford University press 2006.


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