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Definition

Legal property of another or others and is bound I absolute obedience

2

Slavery Abolition

Slave Trade in 1807 and slavery in 1833

3

Triangular Trade

Weapons to Africa, Middle Passage, Plantations, Cotton, sugar, tobacco

4

Africa in 1600

Barbarous
Uncivilised
Prosperous
Kings
Regional religions
South- little villages
North- a few Muslim towns

5

Middle Passage

The journey of slaves from the west coast of Africa to the Americas. Slaves were chained up and gathered in small spaces and were in extreme conditions of sanitation and diet. Many of them lost their lives along the way. The ill were also thrown into the sea and the bad were punished or whipped to death. The slaves were treated badly in the plantations as well.

6

Olaudah Equiano

A former slave who got out of slavery by paying for his freedom. One of the most important abolitionists.

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Types of auction

High bidder auction
Candle Lit Auction
Grab and Go Auction

8

Before selling

A meal before being sold
Washed, shaven and oiled
Thoroughly examined
Deals
Anus filled with ropes to prevent illness

9

Life on the plantation

Small numbered communities
Some entertainment in the communities: music, dancing
Whipping
Overseer

10

Plantation

Rules set by each island in West Indies for punishments.