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The African Unthinkable

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  • 1. The Slave Who Could
    Olaudah Equiano
    Nathen Smith 4A
  • 2. Olaudah Equiano
  • 3. Early life
    Olaudah and his sister were kidnapped at the age of eleven. Where he saw the first white man for the first time
    Had to experience the Middle Passage on a slave ship.
    Learned to read and write
  • 4. Writings
    His Biography called, The Interesting Narrative of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavas Vassa, The African.
  • 5. Place in The Enlightenment
    The two most enlightenment aspects he was enlightened in were Personal Freedom and Religious Tolerance
    He wanted to purchase his freedom from being a slave and wanted to abolish slavery.
    Olaudah says a key moment of his life was being baptized into Christianity. Where he devoted himself to be a missionary.
  • 6. Most Interesting Fact
    It was ironic that he traded slaves when he once was one and the same thing happened to him.