COLONIAL SLAVE EXPERIENCE by via28446

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									COLONIAL SLAVE
  EXPERIENCE
     REVIEW: THREE
  CONDITIONS FOR SLAVE
        SOCIETY
• Commodity Market
• Unequal Land Distribution
• No Alternative Labor Supply
                 AFRICA
• Slave Trade Taps into Preexisting Network
• Great Diversity Along African Coast
• Slavery Transforms Africa
  – Shift to Commodity Production
  – Competition Among Africans
  – Ethnic Diversity among Slaves
Diversity of Slave Cultures
             • South Carolina
               – 60% slave by 1740
               – Rich African interaction
             • Chesapeake
               – 40% slave by 1740
               – Rich African interaction,
                 strong white presence
             • North
               – 15% or less overall
               – Strong white presence,
                 less African interaction

								
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