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Atlantic Slave Trade Snapchat
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The Berbers were an ethnic group indigenous to Nort Africa. The Portuguese conquered the tribe to gain access to the rest o Africa and start the Slave Trade.
1502-New World slavery of Africans
New trade opens up Hispaniola, present day Haiti. There were labor needed, so slaves were greatly desired.
The law of 1542 discouraged enslaving natives of the West Indies, promoted the slave trade.
1562- first English slave-trading expedition.
John Hawkins commands this expedition. He captured people in Sierra Lione and sold them to Spanish colonists.
1448-Portugal Makes Agreements
Portugal makes profital slave-trading agreements with Moorish and African Chiefs. The European relied on these rulers to provide them the commodities.
1482: Portuguese builds first slave-trade port
The Portuguese builds the port in Elmina, Gold Coast, present day Ghana. The port symbolized the growth of the slave trade, and 30,000 slaves were shipped a year.
Atlantic Slave Trade
1642-Louis XII authorizes the French involvement
The French joins in on the slave trade between Africa, Europe, and the Americas.
1672-Royal African Company is founded
South London, the first big slave trading company is created, demonstrating the growth of slave trade
1787-New colony created for former slaves
Englishmen and merchants create a colony in Sierra Leone on the Freetown Peninsula
1807: British Parliament abolishes
the transatlantic slave trade.