the trans-atlantic trade was going on from the 1400 to the 1800. They would ship goods from other countries, such as africa,Europe and the Americas. not only would tehy trade good, they would also trade off slaves.
Henry Cliton was one of the many thousands of slaves that went through this horrific journey. Henry wa taken on a boat with hundred of other that have been taken from their homes to be slaves.
They were packed in a small part of the boat and he meets this other guy who he has seen in his hometown named oscar lee. They are both heartbroken that they get seperated by their families.
They realised that once they have landed to wherever they were. They are put together with the same master. They are meeting the guy that seems like a good guy, despite the fact that they have been forced.
They both get to learn about their master and they get closer every single day. They start teaching him about the life they had back home. The traditons,songs and arts and crafts.
Due to this slave culture had impacted the colonies with their culture. Years later Henry and oscar work for they master until slaves were able to be free.