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The Slave Trade

Who was involved?

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Who was involved- enjoy!




article written by Katelyn and Sonia.


Europeans had been involved in trade Slave Trade with Africa since before the Atlantic Slave Trade began.

The trading countries:
-Portugal
-Netherlands
-France
-Spain
-Britain


Countries where slaves came from:
-Senegambia (presently Senegal,Gambia,Guinea and Guinea Bi ssau)
-Siera Leone
-Windward (presently modern Ivory Coast)
-Gold coast (presently Ghana)
-Bight of Benin (presently Togo,Benin and western Africa)
-Bight of Biafra(presnetly the south of Nigeria,Cameroon and Equatorial Guinea)
-Central Africa(presently Gabon, Angola and the Democratic Republic of Congo)


The slaves were then sold in the Carribeans,



Sources:

http://africanhistory.about.com
http://exploringafrica.matrix.msu.edu/curriculum/lm7/B/stu_7Bactivityone.html


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