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Definiton of Slave

A person who is the legal property of another or others and is bound to absolute obedience

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Slave Trade

The transportation of slaves from Africa to the Americas by European traders between 16th and 18 centuries.

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Abolition of the Trade

1807

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Abolition of Slavery

1833

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The Triangular Trade

The process in which slaves were transported; weapons to Africa, Slaves in the Middle Passage to the Americas, Cotton, sugar, tobacco and other products to England

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The Berin Masque

Barbarians, War-like, Powerful, Relied on Nature, Isolated

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The mosque

Sacred, Holy Religions, Wealth-building

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North and South of Africa

North relatively advanced with Islam and mosques, schools. The south less developed with old villages and kings.

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The Middle Passage

Journey of Slaves between West Africa and America in extreme conditioins of health and nutrition, as well as harsh punishments, beaten and throwen to death

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Before an auction

Anuses filled with rope to hide diarrhoea, obedience of slaves, special deals

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Different Types of Auctions and branding

Highest Bidder
Candle Lit
Grab and Go
Branded with a mark with hot iron

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Plantation

Small-numbered communities
Harsh punishments
Hard work

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Code of Rules on Plantations

Each island published a code of rules.
To prevent any revolting.
Death sentece or whipping as well as compensation for the owners in the case of any damages.
There were some kind plantation owners.

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Religious Case

It was religiously wrong and all men are equal.
Pope considered the slave traders as villainous.

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The moral case

Morally wrong to treat human beings in such a harsh way.

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The Economic Case-

It was no longer profitable, 1/6 of he slaves died in the Middle Passage

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Problems in the Caribbean

Baptist Revolt killed 14 white people and total damage of 1 million pounds

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Legal Case

Zong- cpatain murdered slaves
James Somerset refused to be taken back to the colonies.

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Problems in the Caribbean

In French colony, Saint Domingo, slaves revolted and killed the owners, becoming independent as Haiti. There was a fear of this.

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Granville Sharp

Saw Jonathan Strong queuing for medical help and organised the legal action against the slave ship the Zong.

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William Wilberforce

Was a Quaker and strongly believed against Slavery.

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Josiah Wedgewood

Produced plaques.