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Slave Trade and the Middle Passage
Updated: 9/3/2020
Slave Trade and the Middle Passage
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  • Slave's homes
  • Bye my loved one. I'll miss you forever!
  • Don't leave!!!
  • Slaves being taken from their homes in Africa.
  • Let's go! Hurry up!
  • On their way to the West Indies
  • I can't breathe it is so hot!
  • I don't feel so good.
  • I'm starving!
  • These slaves had to say goodbye to their families.
  • Heading to South Carolina
  • This one for 50 Spanish dollar!
  • Other Africans were highly paid to capture slaves and bring them to the colonies.
  • Getting sold to different slave owners
  • Africans were chained to the floor and they were piled on top of each other for about 3 months, with barely any food and water til they reached the West Indies.
  • Slaves New Home
  • I hate this place.
  • I miss my home
  • About 20 percent of the slaves have died due to illness, starvation, or loathsome smells. They had a quick stop in the West Indies for some selling of the slaves, and to drop off cargo.
  • Slave owners would buy slaves and take them to a plantation.
  • That ones mine!
  • Slaves were forced to work on plantation for hours and hours a day.
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