Please take a moment to answer and comment on the following questions pertaining to the Slave Trade in Africa based on our reading in The African-American Odyssey.
- What types of slave trade was conducted in Africa and for what purposes?
- What are the origins of the Atlantic Slave Trade in relation to the enslavement of African Americans in the New World?
- What contributions did interethnic rivalries in West Africa make in relation to enslavement African Americans in the New World?
- What colonies acquired slaves in the greatest numbers? What regions or countries became central to the slave trade and why?
What are factories in the terms of slave trading?