The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano By: Olaudah EquianoNicole Sharon 6th hour
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"The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equino"
When Olaudah Equiano was 11 years old, him and his sister were kidnapped. They were forced to travel and work as slaves and later were separated from each other.
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Olaudah Equiano was placed on a slave ship that went through the middle passage to Barbados and Virginia. He was convinced that he would be killed on the ship because of how the other people were treated.
Olaudah Equiano was sold to Michael Pascal who renamed him Gustavus Vassa. He spent many years fighting for Britain and hoping to get his freedom back.
Olaudah Equiano was resold to a man named Robert King. He was trained in business and started saving his money to buy his freedom back.
Olaudah Equiano bought his freedom back in 1766 and moved to London. he was involved in antislavery efforts, converted to Christianity, and self-published his narrative.