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1

Name the three stages of the triangular trade?

The first stage is the outward passage
The second stage is the middle passage
The third stage was the homeward passage

2

What did the outward passage take and where did it go?

Pots, pans, guns, alcohol, and horses
From Europe to West Africa

3

What did the middle passage take and where did it go?

Slaves
From West Africa to the Caribbean’s

4

What did the homeward passage take and where did I go

Sugar, rum, coffee, tobacco and cotton
From Caribbean’s to Europe

5

What did Liverpool’s population grow to after 100 years of the Slavs trade?

From 500 to 78,000 people

6

What jobs were created because the slave trade?

Iron workers, rope makers, ship builders, sailors, dock workers

7

How much were Liverpool making from the slave trade?

About £300,000 a year

8

What banks made thousands of pounds of the Slave trades and why?

Lloyd’s and Barclays
Because British people were taking out loans

9

What’s did a slave trade mean a expansion and boost of?

Docks expanded and a boost in ship building

10

How did it make Britain a world power?

It dominated British economy like the merchant cities

11

What part of the Slave trade made Bristol wealthy

It’s involvement with the sugar trade

12

How was the length of the middle passage?

6 to 11 weeks

13

Name the conditions on board ship of the middle passage

Often tightly packed
Women were raped and sexually assaulted
Had brutal punishments like muzzle
Denied basic needs
Go to the toilet where they were- chained up

14

How many times were slaves fed a day?

1-2 times

15

Describe a tight pack

Overcrowded with slaves of about 1000 with little to no space and freedom to move

16

Describe a loose pack

More space and freedom to move with about 250 slaves

17

How many slaves did London vessels carry?

150,000 Africans

18

How slave trade affected Africa?

Uncultivated land
Law and justice became corrupt
Tribal wars
Drop in population
Improvement in railways
Improvement in farming
Famine and disease

19

How Slave trade affect Britain?

Port cities
Money
Banking and insurance companies
Docks and ship building
World power/economy
New jobs

20

Resistance for slaves on plantations

Language barrier
Told Europeans were cannibals
No supports
No weapons
Little or no education
Fear of being separate if misbehave
Controlled by strict laws/codes