The slave trade made many people very rich but also ruined the lives of those captured into slavery. As resistance grew and profit declined, the trade was finally abolished.
Who were the first slave traders to take slaves to the American colonies?
How many Africans were taken to be slaves in the Portuguese and Spanish colonies of South America in the 16th and 17th centuries?
Which was the first British colony in the West Indies?
What is the transatlantic slave trade sometimes called?
The Triangular Trade
The Middle Passage
The Treaty of Utrecht
What was a coffle?
A slave auction
A slave prison
A line of chained slaves
Where were slaves auctioned in the West Indies?
Name the ship on which there was a slave mutiny.
When was the Committee for the Abolition of the Slave Trade set up?
When did the British Parliament abolish the slave trade?
How many slaves were transported by British ships?