Slave trade

Updated: 8/31/2021
Slave trade

Storyboard Text

  • Development of the Plantation System
  • I need labor for my crops...
  • The growth of the Transatlantic Slave Trade
  • Looks like profits will be good this time.
  • What is going to happen to me?
  • Spread of Slavery
  • This is going to make me rich
  • This is the worst thing ever
  • The rich soil and long growing season, caused a need for manual labor for plantations.
  • The slave trade was created because of how much money cash crops. Plantations need more labor to keep up manufacture.
  • As cash crops grew in demand plantation owners needed labor. Slaves was more economically efficient for them.