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  • Slavery in the Caribbean By Carl Sweetsir and Jonathan Hall
  • Slavery in the Caribbean By Carl Sweetsir and Jonathan Hall
  • A map of the Caribbean
  • A map of the Caribbean
  • A Brief History of Slavery in the Caribbean The Lesser Antilles, the Barbados, Antigua, Martinique, and Guadeloupe were the first important slave societies of the Caribbean, switching to slavery by the end of 17th century as their economies were converted from tobacco to sugar.
  • A Brief History of Slavery in the Caribbean The Lesser Antilles, the Barbados, Antigua, Martinique, and Guadeloupe were the first important slave societies of the Caribbean, switching to slavery by the end of 17th century as their economies were converted from tobacco to sugar.
  • When did slavery start? Slavery started about the 15th century in the caribbean.
  • When did slavery start? Slavery started about the 15th century in the caribbean.
  • Why did people use slaves? 1. They helped the economy grow. 2. They helped people on farms and with housework. They wanted to make them harvest crops.
  • Why did people use slaves? 1. They helped the economy grow. 2. They helped people on farms and with housework. They wanted to make them harvest crops.
  • When did slavery end? About the early 19th century
  • When did slavery end? About the early 19th century
  • Special thanks to Google, Wikipedia, and Ricolaw08 for letting us use their pictures.