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A brief look at slavery in the Americas. The death of so many Indians caused an alternate source of labor to be sought: In this case, the source was Africa. The slave trade was the source of many f ortunes in the 17 th , 18 th and 19 th centuries. The so-called “Triangular Trade”. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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A brief look at slavery in the AmericasThe death of so many Indians caused an alternate source of labor to be sought: In this case, the source was Africa

The slave trade was the source of many fortunes in the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries

The so-called Triangular Trade

A typical slave ship of the 1700 and 1800s

Where did the slaves come from?

How did they travel? Like this:

Oh, Im so sorry! You could not see that clearly? Okay then, maybe this will clear things up.Some people this this is a joke.

It is not.I am sorry, this is not a joke:

Typical settings in the Caribbean and Latin America

Yes, sugar was the main crop in Saint Domingue, Cuba And Brazil.

Slaves were controlled under strictrules or codes. This is one example:

Slavery, as such, was not eliminated in theAmericas until 1888 when finally Braziloutlawed it. The first major uprisings were in what was known as Saint Domingue, theFrench portion of this island. On the BredaPlantation, a massive uprising gave birth towhat is now Haiti. Persons such as ToussaintL Ouverture, Petion and Christophe took part in this movement.We can certainly talk more about this.

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