AST - Factors governing relations test questions

1

What was the prime purpose of owning slaves in the Caribbean?

2

What was the name given to closely packing slaves together in the ship's hold on the middle passage?

3

What would the crew often do with slaves who were sick during the middle passage?

4

How often has it been estimated that slave resistance took place on the ships?

5

What was the main factor that affected the average journey time on the Atlantic crossing from Africa to the Americas?

6

What was the main purpose of the Slave Trade Regulations Act, or Dolben's Law of 1788?

7

How did slave trade owners justify religious concerns over slavery?

8

What was so important in the case of the slave ship the Zong, 1781?

9

What was the punishment for striking a white person on the island of Jamaica?

10

How did plantation owners achieve long hours and an exhausting work rate from their slaves?