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  • -there was still slavery before 1440
  • Money and slaves
  • There were lots of problems including: -steeling -death (slaves) -runnaway -slave men standing up for there family -infintocide (when a slave woman would kill their babies with a swift chop to the neck so that they wouldnt experiencen the horrors of the slave trade.  
  • And also some power but profits were the most important to them     Because slaves costed... (go to next slide)
  • that back then was ALOT more
  • Those who still do support it use persuasive arguments or propaganda to indicate the necessity of the slave trade.
  • - Slavery was practiced in Africa before the beginning of the Atlantic slave trade. -The Atlantic slave trade is customarily divided into two eras, known as the First and Second Atlantic Systems. -The first atlantic system was the trade of enslaved Africans to, primarily, South American colonies of the portuguese and spanish empires. conpared to the whole atlantic trade it was only like 3%.
  • -Only slightly more than 3% of the enslaved people exported were traded between 1450 and 1600. 16% in the 17th century. more than half of them were exported in the 18th century. the remaining 28.5% in the 19th century. -

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  • The Slave Trade
  • Started: 1440s Ended: 1860s
  •            Slaves were sold at markets and even walk-in stores .
  • Slave traders even stole from each other!
  • So ...
  • Things didn't work out as smoothly as expected.
  • What mostly motivated the traders was the Profits
  •   1400 1860 $125 $381 The price of a male slave thru the years
  • And there was Propaganda
  • The Transatlantic slave trade   Started:16 century    
  • The biggest slave trade in History.
  • One of the Trans Atlantic Slave ships.
  • Each held thousands of slaves and they were kept in small spaces.
  • For months at a time... January February March April May June July August September October November December
      • This is the Number of Slaves Transported by Each European Country
    •  
    • Country   Voyages  and
    • Slaves Transported
    •    Portugal (including Brazil) 
    • 30,000 Voyages, 4,650,000 slaves transported
    • Spain (including Cuba) 
    • 4,000 Voyages, 1,600,000 slaves transported 
    •   France (including West Indies)
    •   4,200 Voyages, 1,250,000 slaves transported
    •    Holland
    •   2,000 Voyages, 500,000 slaves transported
    •    Britain
    •   12,000 Voyages, 2,600,000 slaves transported
    •    British North America, U.S.
    •   1,500 Voyages, 300,000 slaves transported
    •    Denmark
    •   250 Voyages, 50,000 slaves transported
    •    Other
    •   250 Voyages, 50,000 slaves transported
    •    Total  
    • 54,200  Voyages, 11,000,000 slaves transported
  • To stay somewhat "healthy" slaves were forced to dance.
  • It finally ended in the 1900s
  • All of it left a big Impact
  • On the WORLD
  • The population shifted because of all of the enslaved...
  • Just in Senegambia, 1/3rd of their population was enslaved
  • And thats just one place
  • Slavery was a big load of CRAP!!!
  • B
  • the end.
  • Sources: Search Engine: Google -sonofthesouth.net -ntlworld.com -web.google.usercontent.com -Africa and its History  (book) -cghs.dadeschools.net -slaverysite.com -Atlantic slave trade Wiki -Slavery Wiki