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  • 1. The Middle Passage Joshua Gonzalez - Pablo Marquez - Cristopher Monteza - Alexander Padron - Giovanni Vasquez
  • 2. The Triangular Trade
    • The Triangular Trade was the three step route used to trade captive Africans and sell them into slavery.
  • 3. Step 1
    • The first step of the Triangular Trade involved taking manufactured goods from Europe to Africa in return for captive Africans that were forced into slavery.
    • These goods includes cloth, spirit, tobacco, beads, metal goods, and guns.
  • 4. Step 2
    • Step two was the Middle Passage.
    • This was basically the transportation of the slaves to the Americas and the West Indies.
  • 5. Step 3
    • The last step of the triangle was the return to Europe with the goods produced on slave plantations.
    • These goods included, cotton, sugar, tobacco, molasses and rum.
  • 6. Ships and Treatment
    • The Middle passage was an extreme wretched journey for the enslaved Africans.
    • The captive Africans were thought to be inhumane so the crew of the ships treated them like such.
    • Slave ships had terrible living conditions.
  • 7. Ships and Treatment
    • The slaves were packed beneath the deck of the ships as if they were cargo.
    • They were chained to each other hand by hand foot by foot.
  • 8. Ships and Treatment
    • Rebellion and disobedience was common by slaves on the slave ships.
    • Those who disobeyed were punished.
    • Punishment usually meant a flogging or a severe whipping.
  • 9. Ships and Treatment
    • A lot of times diseases broke out on the slave ships.
    • Smallpox and Dysentery were two of the most common diseases.
    • When too many slaves would get sick, the captain would order to throw all the sick out to sea.
  • 10. Forts
    • Slave traders had coastal forts where they would sell all the kidnapped Africans they had gathered.
  • 11. Survivor
    • Although many innocent slaves died in the middle passage, there were those who survived and lived on to write about their hardships.
    • Alaudah Equiano was kidnapped as a young boy and sold into slavery in Barbados. He later on wrote about his stories in The Life of Olaudah Equiano the African.
  • 12. Picture Links/Works Cited
    • http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/41/Triangular_trade_wordless.jpg
    • http://school.discoveryeducation.com/schooladventures/slavery/images/equiano_map_passage.jpg
    • http://faculty.lacitycollege.edu/moonmc/html/slavery1b.jpg
    • http://bluejacket.com/usn/images/oth/flogging_med.jpg
    • http://www.jungnewyork.com/images/iaap2.jpg
  • 13. The Middle Passage Joshua Gonzalez – Pablo Marquez – Cristopher Monteza – Alexander Padron – Giovanni Vasquez The Middle Passage
  • 14. The Middle Passage Joshua Gonzalez - Pablo Marquez - Cristopher Monteza - Alexander Padron - Giovanni Vasquez