Importance of the slave trade to the British economy

1

What percentage of British trade went to the Atlantic slave trade by 1800?

2

Which trade did Glasgow profit from in the Atlantic slave trade?

3

What percentage of slaves worked producing sugar in the West Indies?

4

Why was the slave trade considered a graveyard for British sailors?

5

Which city imported raw cotton, to be manufactured into cotton cloth, to then be exported to Africa during the Atlantic slave trade?

6

Which source of power revolutionised the new industrial era creating huge profits for Britain?

7

Bristol established strong trade links with which area of Africa?

8

Which British port involved in the Atlantic slave trade became a major centre for shipbuilding?

9

Which famous insurance company became a centre for marine insurance?

10

Many merchants and plantation owners spent their profits on conspicuous consumption. What was this?