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									SLAVERY AND THE SLAVE TRADE IN THE AMERICAS

History 5 Lecture Outline Week VII

A. A Broader Context for Slavery

   1. not necessarily race-bound until 15th century

   2. U.S. not the only Western Hemisphere country where slavery existed

B. Beginnings of Plantation Slavery

   1. plantation agriculture and labor

   2. Indian labor

   3. Sugar as a source of wealth

   4. African slave labor

C. Indentured Servants

   1. indenture: the price of a ticket to Americas

   2. convicts

D. Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade

   1. slave trade to supply agricultural labor

   2. obtaining slaves to sell to Europeans

   3. the Middle Passage

   4. colonial North America and slavery

E. The Story of Olaudah Equiano (Gustavus Vasa)

Names and Places: barracoons, factories, Bight of Benin, indigo, Thomas
Clarkson, William Wilburforce

								
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