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    greatly desired, an intercontinental trading network called the Atlantic Slave Trade was established. The need for cheap labor and the desire for large profits brought slaves from Africa, to North/South America. Slavery began to take a new shape, with a focus on plantation agriculture through a dehumanized class of workers. During the Atlantic Slave Trade, slavery was primarily beneficial to European’s. Not only did the Atlantic Slave Trade supply European’s with the resources (primarily crops) required

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    The Atlantic Slave Trade

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    The Atlantic Slave Trade was a very important time in history. When the records of the Atlantic slave Trade are reflected upon ,the impacts of the shipboards revolts are often times overseen .Although these revolts did have an immense effect on the political, views of the Slave trade. Richardson’s “shipboard revolts,African Authority,and the Atlantic slave trade”. brings into view the fluctuating causes and effects of shore based, and shipboard insurrection . Because of Richardson occupation

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    The Atlantic Slave Trade

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    Everyone has their own understanding of what slavery is, but there are misconceptions about the history of “slavery”. Not many people understand how the slave trade initially began. Originally Africa had “slaves” but they were servants or serfs, sometimes these people could be part of the master’s family. They could own land, rise to positions of power, and even purchase their freedom. This changed when white captains came to Africa and offered weapons, rum, and manufactured goods for people

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    Although the Atlantic Slave Trade (AST, hereafter) enabled a European-dominated international economy to mobilize, diversify, and prosper for centuries; the indigenous populations enslaved to put in the labor to produce assets for said economy experienced a radical change of life, unfathomable turmoil and grief, and in the most wicked cases, as did their offspring. The parameters of this paper will be restricted to: the development of the AST (from its nascence to its peak), the economic implications

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    The Atlantic Slave Trade The changes in African life during the slave trade era form an important element in the economic and technological development of Africa. Although the Atlantic slave trade had a negative effect on both the economy and technology, it is important to understand that slavery was not a new concept to Africa. In fact, internal slavery existed in Africa for many years. Slaves included war captives, the kidnapped, adulterers, and other criminals and outcasts. However

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    Draft 02, May 2017 The Slave Trade in the Atlantic World The slave trade within the Atlantic World took place amongst the Atlantic Ocean beginning in the fifteenth century. The majority of the individuals whom became part of the slave trade were moved about on the triangular trade route to the New World. The Portuguese empire in 1418 was the first to conform into the idea of the New World slave trade. In 1440 Columbus’s discovery of the Americas created a new Atlantic zone of human contact and

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    lives of slaves who were enslaved in the Atlantic Slave trade from the African slave’s perspective. That does not mean it didn’t happen. The Africans who were enslaved in the Atlantic Slave trade by their slave-owners tried any way to get out of their forced work. African slaves almost fought daily for their own equal rights and better lives in the form of rebellion and resistance to their slave-owners. Resistance, rebellion and retaliation rates happened immensely throughout the Atlantic Slave Trade

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    The Atlantic World slave trade gave birth to an Atlantic world of people, goods, and cultures that spread, collided, and melded together to lay the foundations for much of our modern world. The Atlantic slave trade involved the transportation by slave traders of enslaved African people, mainly from Africa to the Americas, and then their sale there. The 18th century was the great period of importation of slaves from Africa throughout the whole new world and most of the slaves brought to Colonial North

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    The Atlantic Slave trade was a trade of African people from Western Africa to the Americas. During this time, the “European settled on the islands like Saint-Louis, Goree, Central May, or in the ports that were built along the coast, so it was the defensive possibilities of the island that made Goree a slave center, and its position along the way to the New World from Africa” (Street). “When the Europe and the Indian populations in the Americas and the West Indies died out, the New World looked at

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    The Atlantic exchange started in 1444, when the Portuguese started to ship the slaves from West Africa to Europe. (Hardy, 2014) There were a few conditions and circumstances that prompted the ascent of the Atlantic Slave Trade. One fundamental driver of the exchange was the improvement of settlements in European nations. In America, for instance, being a province of England there was a vast interest for unpaid workers to give items like sugar, tobacco and cotton plantations for the generation of

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