the voyage of slave ships across the Atlantic Ocean from West Africa to the West Indies and the American continents; this was part of the triangular traderoute
Where were most slaves in the West Indies and British North America put to work?
sugar and tobacco plantations
a western African storyteller who recites the history of a tribe or family
person in charge of slaves in the field
the exchange of slaves and goods between Europe, the Americas, and West Africa, using shipping routes across the Atlantic Ocean
A dilemma West Africans were faced with
was whether to trade people for guns.
Most West Africans valued
their family and ancestors.
A form of resistance
was when slaves would pretend not to understand what they were told to do.
a sale of slaves when they are herded into a large yard and when the gates are opened buyers run in and grab the slaves they want
What generally happened when Africans who were captured in the slave trade arrived in the American colonies?
Africans were sold at scrambles or slave auctions.
Who is Harriet Tubman?
a slave who wanted freedom and fought for all slaves to be freed
What did Harriet Tubman do?
1849-860 she helped slaves escape for freedom.