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Published on January 20, 2008

Author: Teobaldo


VI. Landing and Sale in the West Indies:  VI. Landing and Sale in the West Indies Pre-sale Bathed and exercised Oiled bodies to conceal blemishes and bruises Hemp plugs VII. Seasoning:  VII. Seasoning Modify behavior and attitude Preparation for North American planters (cont.):  (cont.) Creoles slaves born in the Americas worth three times price of unseasoned Africans Old Africans Lived in the Americas for some time New Africans Had just survived the middle passage Creoles and Old Africans instruct New Africans VIII. The End of the Journey:  VIII. The End of the Journey Survival Adapted to new foods Learned a new language Creole dialect well enough to obey commands Psychological ~ no longer suicidal Africans retained culture despite the hardships and cruel treatment One-third died Men died at a greater rate than women Created bonds with shipmates that replaced blood kinship IX. The Ending of the Atlantic Slave Trade:  IX. The Ending of the Atlantic Slave Trade Cruelties help end Atlantic slave trade English abolitionists Thomas Clarkson, William Wilberforce, and Granville Sharp Moral crusade and economy less dependent on slave trade Great Britain bans Atlantic slave trade in 1807 Patrols African coast to enforce United States Congress outlaws slave trade in 1808 Guinea and western central African kingdoms oppose banning slave trade X. Conclusion:  X. Conclusion Nine to eleven million Africans brought to the Americas during three centuries of trade Millions more died Most arrived between 1701 and 1810 Only 600,000 reached the British colonies of North America

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