Peoples & Empires Posting 2

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Peoples & Empires Posting 2

  1. 1. PEOPLES & EMPIRESPosting2<br />Sayda Vega<br />
  2. 2. SLAVERY<br />*All empires during the 19th Century were owned slaves.<br />*Slaves came from different places, but especially from Greece, Roma and Africa.<br />*Their occupations varied: tutors, administrators, agricultural laborers, domestic servants, etc.<br />*The sugar plantation played an important role because it increased the growth of slave trade between the 15th & 18th Century.<br />*Slavery soon became one of the most important facts in the economy.<br />
  3. 3. *Some people were against slavery, such as Lourenco da Silva.<br />*People who were against slavery faced a hard time trying to find reasons to avoid it.<br />*African slaves learned about Christianity<br />*Denmark was the first state to abolish slavery in 1792.<br />*Slavery ended in Europe during the first years of the 19thCentury.<br />*Brazil was one of the last places on abolishing slavery.<br />
  4. 4. IMPORTANT PEOPLE<br />Antoine de Bougainville<br />*French mathematician and explorer.<br />*Had the same dream as Columbus; to discover new lands.<br />*He discovered a new place on 1768 (Tahiti), what he called a perfect place with perfect people.<br />*He met Aotourou a native Tahitian and took him to Paris.<br />Captain James Cook<br />*He also went with the same purposes to the Pacific, and gather information.<br />*He got enough data, calculations, and even some specimens of plants and minerals.<br />*He met a native from what is known today as Hawaii; his name was Omai.<br />*Omai became very popular.<br />

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