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  • Olaudah Equiano BY: Austin E, Matt, Logan
  • CHILDHOOD
    • Olaudah Equiano was born in the kingdom of Benin in 1745. At the age of eleven he was taken by slave importers and took part in a voyage called the middle passage. They docked outside of the English colony of Barbados where a beat of a drum was made and hundreds of buyers ran to find the slave they liked most.
  • PRE-TEEN YEARS
    • No one bought Equiano because he was just a young boy at the age of 12. but He was soon sold to a lieutenant in the British war.
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  • DATES
    • 1745 Olaudah Equino was born in Essaka, an Igbo village in the Kingdom of Benin
    • 2) 1756 he was kidnapped from his African village
    • 3) 1773 he joined the voyage of exploration
    • 4) 1788 Olaudah Equiano visits the queen of England
    • 5) 1789 published his autobiography
    • 6) 1797 he died before he could return to his native Africa
  • Free again
    • when Equiano was a slave for Robert king he wanted to be free so he sold glass on the side. Eventually he saved 40 pounds ($3,700) it was enough to buy his freedom.
  • To Europe When Olaudah bought his freedom he went back to Europe. Then he got a farther education in reading and in math .
  • Seven years war
    • olaudah equino was involved in the seven year war because he was supposed to carry gunpowder for all the men.
  • Pioneer of the abolitionist cause
    • equino traveled to london and became involved in the abolitionist he was a well known speaker to all the abolitionist.
  • Conversion and critisism
    • equino was a well known man for every thing he did, everybody loved him.
  • THE END
    • He died in the year of 1797 just before he returned to his home land in Africa.