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1 Review What were the 3 Gs? What is imperialism? Who took the lead in European exploration?

2 Africa in an Age of Transition Chapter 6 Section 2

3 The Slave Trade Slave labor grew when sugar plantations grew in America. First, Europeans used natives to work, however, majority of the natives died from disease. Therefore, African slaves were imported to meet the need.

4 African Slave trade

5 Slave trade con. First slave ship sailed to America in The trade grew tremendously in the next two centuries. Became part of new worlds economic triangular trade.

6 Triangular trade

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8 Slave Trade con. Triangular trade connected Europe, Africa, and America. Europeans sent completed goods to Africa for slaves. Slaves were shipped and sold in America. Europeans bought tobacco, molasses, sugar, and cotton from America.

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10 Slave trade con. ~ 275,000 slaves were exported in the 16 th century. Over 1 million in the 17 th century 6 million in the 18 th century. Total of 10 million slaves were shipped from Africa to America

11 Middle Passage

12 Middle Passage con. A reason for high number of slaves is for the death rate. Many died on this middle passage, the middle leg in the triangular trade.

13 Dont Write From us they have learned strife, quarreling, drunkenness, trickery, theft, unbridled desire for what is not ones own, misdeeds unknown to them before, and the accursed lust for gold. Dutch slave trader

14 Political and Social Structure South Africa and Mozambique was the only place Europeans settled. Europeans where more interested in the slave trade. Foreigners influenced many Africans, spiritual, economically, and political.

15 Review First slave ship sailed to America in ____. _________trade connected Europe, Africa, and America. Middle leg of the triangular trade?


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