Flashcards in Section A - Atlantic Slave Trade Deck (20):
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
What did the outward passage take and where did it go?
Pots, pans, guns, alcohol, and horses
From Europe to West Africa
What did the middle passage take and where did it go?
From West Africa to the Caribbean’s
What did the homeward passage take and where did I go
Sugar, rum, coffee, tobacco and cotton
From Caribbean’s to Europe
What did Liverpool’s population grow to after 100 years of the Slavs trade?
From 500 to 78,000 people
What jobs were created because the slave trade?
Iron workers, rope makers, ship builders, sailors, dock workers
How much were Liverpool making from the slave trade?
About £300,000 a year
What banks made thousands of pounds of the Slave trades and why?
Lloyd’s and Barclays
Because British people were taking out loans
What’s did a slave trade mean a expansion and boost of?
Docks expanded and a boost in ship building
How did it make Britain a world power?
It dominated British economy like the merchant cities
What part of the Slave trade made Bristol wealthy
It’s involvement with the sugar trade
How was the length of the middle passage?
6 to 11 weeks
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
How many times were slaves fed a day?
Describe a tight pack
Overcrowded with slaves of about 1000 with little to no space and freedom to move
Describe a loose pack
More space and freedom to move with about 250 slaves
How many slaves did London vessels carry?
How slave trade affected Africa?
Law and justice became corrupt
Drop in population
Improvement in railways
Improvement in farming
Famine and disease
How Slave trade affect Britain?
Banking and insurance companies
Docks and ship building