OLAUDAH EQUIANO

OLAUDAH EQUIANO
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OLAUDAH EQUIANO

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  • Olaudah Equiano Born 1745 in Nigeria
  • YOU'RE COMING WITH ME!!!!
  • NO! NO! HELP US!!
  • sold to british slavers, transported to Virginia
  • "MY PRINCIPAL EMPLOYMENT WAS WORKING HIS BELLOWS"
  • I AM SO HAPPY TO SEE MY SISTER!
  • I MISS MY SISTER
  • BORN IN IBO VILLAGE CALLED ESSAKA
  • MOST BEAUTIFUL PLACE
  • OLAUDAH, AGE 11, AND HIS SISTER WERE KIDNAPPED
  • THEY MADE ME FORGET I WAS A SLAVE
  • OLAUDAN WAS SEPARATED FROM HIS SISTER
  • THEY CALLED ME MICHAEL AND TREATED ME HORRIBLY 
  • HIS FIRST MASTER WAS A GOLD SMITH
  • MANY DIED OR WERE KILLED
  • SOLD AGAIIN TO ANOTHER FAMILY
  • THEY CALL ME JACOB
  • REUNITED WITH HIS SISTER
  • OKAY!
  • SEPARATED FROM HIS SISTER AGAIN
  • SOLD AGAIN AND AGAIN-TOWN OF TINMAH
  • RICHARD DIED 1759
  • HE WAS ALLOWED TO SIT AND EAT WITH HIS NEW FAMILY
  • TAKEN IN THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT, TRAVELED FOR MONTHS, PUT ON A SLAVE SHIP
  • YOU MUST LEAVE YOUR SCHOO AND CHURCH TO FOLLOW ME!
  • NOT HAPPY ABOUT IT BUT I MUST GO!
  • HE WAS TORCHURED
  • YOU WILL BE FREE AND I WILL TEACH YOU MY BUSINESS SO YOU CAN MAKE A GOOD LIVING!
  • NEXT STOP WAS A VIRGINIA PLANTATION
  • WEEDING GRASS AND GATHERING STONES
  • YOU MUST GO!
  • NO, I AM FREE!
  • MICHAEL HENRY PASCAL, LIEUTENANT IN THE ROYAL NAVY, COMMANDER OF SHIP PURCHASED HIM FOR 40 POUNDS
  • I HAVE HEARD GREAT THINGS ABOUT YOU!
  • COME WITH ME
  • RENAMED GUSTAVAS
  • I WOULD LOVE TO!THIS IS MY CHANCE TO MAKE MONEY AND BE FREE!
  • I WANT TO BE CALLED JACOB!
  • COME ABOARD WITH ME!
  • GUSTAVAS MADE A NEW FRIEND, RICHARD BAKER
  • NOW IN ENGLAND FOR 3 YEARS, SPEAKING ENGLISH, GOING TO SCHOOL, GOT BAPTIZED
  • SAILING THE MEDITERRANEAN SEA WITH HIS MASTER
  • ABOARD THE ETNA, THE CAPTAINS CLERK TEACHES HIM MATH AND DANIEL QUEEN TEACHES HOW TO READ THE BIBLE
  • DEPTFORD, DEC 10TH, FORCED TO LEAVE HIS MASTER
  • YOU ARE NOW MY SLAVE
  • SOLD AGAIN TO ROBERT KING, A QUAKER WHO TREATED HIM WELL.
  • NOW SAILING WITH CAPTAIN THOMAS FARMER IN THE WEST INDIES
  • NO SIR!
  • THAT IS A LIE!
  • HAVE YOU THREATENED TO RUN AWAY?
  • YOU CAN EARN YOUR FREEDOM FOR FOURTY POUNDS!
  • I DREAMED OF THIS WOMAN WEARING THE SAME DRESS!
  • YOU SHOULD BE TWICE IN DANGER OF YOUR LIFE WIHTIN 18 MONTHS!
  • YOU SHOULD NOT BE LONG A SLAVE!
  • I AM IN SO MUCH PAIN!
  • FREEDOM FROM SLAVERY 1766
  • 40 POUNDS FOR MY FREEDOM
  • 1765 HEADING TO PHILADELPHIA ABOARD THE PRUDENCE
  • APPROACHED BY THE HIS MASTER, DEFENDED BY THE CAPTAIN
  • HIS MASTER ENCOURAGES HIM TO CONTINUE TO SELL HIS ITEMS TO MAKE ENOUGH MONEY TO BE FREE!
  • HE MET A WOMAN WHO HE HAD DREAMED ABOUT WHO TOLD HIM HIS FORTUNE!
  • BADLY BEATEN BY A DRUNK WHITE MAN. UNABLE TO WORK FOR 4 WEEKS, ALMOST DIED. DR. BRADY HELPED HIM. 
  • 1766 ABOARD THE NANCY, 4 BARRELS OF PORK TO SELL
  • GUSTAVAS BECAME FREE BY SAVING UP HIS MONEY THAT HE MADE WHILE ON THE VOGAGES AND PAYING 40 POUNDS

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