Monday, January 26, 2015

African Slave Trade - A Visual Quick Study

Between 1650 and 1860, approximately 10 to 15 million people were enslaved and transported form Western Africa to the Americas.  Of those transported, roughly 2 million died at sea.


Arabic Invovlement - The Trans Saharan Slave Trade
Settlement by Ethnic Group U.S.A. 1755

Distribution of enslaved African Americans in 1850
U.S. Slave Concentration 1860

Domestic Slave Trade
Between 1790 and 1860, 835,000 slaves were moved from Maryland, Virginia, and the Carolinas to Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas.
Domestic Slave Escape Routes 
 The "Underground Railroad"

Further Info (Articles)




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