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    African Slave Trade

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    The impact on the African slave trade during 16th centuries to 19th centuries was huge. The economy of those countries which allowed African slave trade grew bigger and bigger. For instance, America, a huge land that had nothing before the trade, started to gain some profit out of farming and increased hugely on population. They used a big amount of African slaves to farm and work. And this created the economy better in America. Also Europeans, which were only one million people brought up 5.5 million

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    The African Slave Trade

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    Effects of the African Slave Trade in the Atlantic World. During the 1500-1800’s, African Slave Trade became huge in the America’s. When the idea was put into motion, thousands of slaves began to be traded from their homeland, Africa, their previous life, culture, and society, to the America’s, where they would be put into forced labor and worked as slaves for the rest of their lives, and their children's lives, and their children's children's lives, and so on. The African Slave Trade, during the

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    African Slave Trade In The Atlantic World African slave trade in the atlantic world was important because of new land discovered by columbus. This brought europeans over to america to claim this large chunk of unknown land. Slaves were important to the americas because they provided labor and kept america's economic system running. African slavery during this period had a huge impact on the americas, the causes and effects of slavery tell us how and why slavery became so important in this time in

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    The African Slave Trade in the Atlantic World was a dark time. Many African people were ripped from their homeland and sent in a very crowded ship to live in service of a rich European jerk, because said European found them convenient. They had awful living conditions, and many died after 3 years of service, if they even made it across the ocean. The institution of slavery has forever messed with the lives of those slaves, and their descendants. Because of a need for labor in the new world, the African

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    Term African Slave Trade

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    When you think of the African slave trade, do you realize that over 10 million people were removed from that continent in less than 500 years? Some scholars believe it may be as large a number as 20 million.1 I would like to pose a few questions and attempt to answer them in this collection of writings and opinions. The evidence and historical documents will show some of the economic and social impacts the Slave Trade had on the African continent. The first thing that needs to be established is just

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    Europeans knew of another approach for cheap labor, the African Slave Trade, which gained demand through the middle of the 15th century. Between 1450 and 1870 over ten million humans were captured and taken from Africa to become slaves. The African slave trade was influenced negatively by the absence of humanitarian concerns because of the need for labor, the increased importance of gaining profit, and assertion of

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    The slave trade of Africans began to flourish during the period of the Atlantic World, because of this slavery had become an acceptable act in the eyes of many. Slavery has always been around, but during the 1500s it blew up. European colonists that migrated to the Americas were in need of cheap labour. At first they used the Natives of the area for work, as they had knowledge of the land, but soon realized they were not an efficient source of labour. Natives caught diseases brought by the Europeans

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    slavery it shows how enormous the Atlantic slave trade really was and how millions of African Americans were victims. These documents allow us to hear a few stories that the slaves had during slavery and how many of the Europeans controlled the slavery and let it become one of the biggest parts of history today. Europeans let slavery get as big as it did back then because they needed slaves in order to do the work they needed done. The Africans captured the slaves then shipped them to the Europeans where

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    desperate attempt they turned to the next best thing, african slaves. The word “slavery” comes from the Eastern European word “slav”. “The traditional definition of slavery was legal. Slaves were peoples’ property and could be bought and sold, traded, leased or mortgaged like a form of livestock.” Old World slavery, that was pre-European exploration, differed from New world, post- European exploration, slavery by a great deal. The percentage of slaves in the Old world was not as vast as it was in the

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    African slave trade started in the seventh century. It spread all the way to the americas. When England wanted slaves in the americas. England transported about 1.7 million slaves to americas. It also increased of slavery and slave trade. They develop what is now the triangular trade. It was an network that transported african to different parts of the world. Over one trade route, Europeans transported manufactured goods to the west coast of Africa. The African would than be transported across the

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