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Triangular Trade Route

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Nahjai Corbett

on 24 April 2014

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Transcript of Triangular Trade Route

Location 1
This African chant mourns the loss of Olaudah Equiano, an 11-year-old boy and son of an African tribal leader who was kidnapped in 1755 from his home in what is now Nigeria. He was one of the 10 to 12 million Africans who were sold into slavery from the 15th through the 19th Centuries..
Location 2
The circumstances which gave rise to the Underground Railroad were based on the transportation of Africans to North America as part of the Atlantic slave trade. About twelve million Africans were transported across the Atlantic to the Western Hemisphere from 1619 to 1850. Of this number, only about five per cent were brought to British North America and, later, to the United States from Africa, most of them arriving between 1680 and 1808.
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Triangular trade, or triangle trade, is a historical term indicating trade among three ports or regions. Triangular trade usually evolves when a region has export commodities that are not required in the region from which its major imports come. Triangular trade thus provides a method for rectifying trade imbalances between the above regions. The particular routes were historically also shaped by the powerful influence of winds and currents during the age of sail.
What are the pros and cons of the triangular trade?


Pros:
There was a lot of money made in the process.
Traders made vast amounts of money.
Certain slave trading areas were highly prized.
People got servants and slaves to do their work.
The famous ship the Olive Branch was there.

Cons
People were brutal to the slaves.
They tossed dead and sick slaves overboard.
They sell people for slaves and servants
Slaved died
Many slaves were separated from their loved ones.
Triangular Trade Route
Credits
Nahjai Cobett

Madison Stepp
Dakoda Mckenna
The things that they traded was sugar,flour,tobaccos, wood,and cotton
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