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Slavery Slavery Presentation Transcript

  • What is the link between these pictures?
  • What is the link between these pictures? The Slave The Slave Trade Trade
  • Do you think slavery and racism are linked?
  • 1500- European settlers set up 1750- The Slave Trade was at its plantations in America and the West height. Indies. These were large and needed 1764- There were 74 slave ships many labourers. working from Liverpool, 32 from 1510- At first labourers were white Bristol. British ships transported European, but the journey was 50,000 slaves a year. dangerous and many workers died. 1517- Spanish traders began to take African slaves and sell them to plantation owners. 1562- Britain began to sell slaves to Spanish plantation owners in the Caribbean. 1673- There were 30,000 slaves in Barbados alone. 1713- British traders were supplying 4,800 slaves a year to the Spanish colonies in the Caribbean.
  • The Slave Trade Triangle Europe Africa The Americas ?
  • Some captains argued that more room saved lives; others said that the more you packed in to start with, the more you had left at the end.
  • Design a poster either against slavery for display on the classroom wall. Include a catchy title and images. Include some factual information about the slave trade.
  • Stop Did you know that Europe has been trading slaves with Slavery America since 1562. Imagine if it was you who was chained and put on a crowded ship with only 45cm of space to move around in. Help us to campaign against slavery. Put Say an end to this awful trade. NO!