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Title: Slavery in Africa

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Subject: History
Author: Matthew S
Date: February 28, 2015
Level: University
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January 9th Aix-La-Chapelle The British were fighting with the French, and they both enlisted the aboriginals to fight for their sides against each other and their counterpart. The Seven years war Britain and Prussia were conflicting with France Austria, Saxony and Russia. France and Britain fought all over the globe in their colonies Africa They had a very good system of land development and a hierarchy of family lineage before the Europeans arrived Africa was relatively uncolonized or harshly defended American farming allowed rapid population growth through new techniques A large amount of people sustained themselves by being iron workers and trading in crafts and resources Much like Europe, they made alliances through marriage, which often contained "bridewealth", the opposite of dowries Their traded goods weren't enough and soon they were being traded as slaves Slaves gave the solution to the acute labour shortage in America Millions of Africans were enslaved Slaves had high death rates Slaves entered slavery through "pawnship", trade for food or for offending the supernatural order, or if captured in war Slaves lacked real power, but could still lead meaningful and functional lives People could achieve %300 profits on buying and selling a slave The only true defended and colonized place in Africa was the Cape of Good Hope The Cape was one of the most oppressive and ruthless slave centers in history The enlightenment called for an end to slavery Churches offered support for slavery Raynal, an authour, composed his views of slavery without ever leaving Europe His famous work was essentially a composition of other works He basically said that the discovery of the Indies was a disaster for humanity Many "physiocrats" supported his book A slave who read Rayvels book led an insurrection, but failed and later died in prison...

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January 9th Aix-La-Chapelle The British were fighting with the French, and they both enlisted the aboriginals to fight for their sides against each other and their counterpart. The Seven years war Britain and Prussia were conflicting with France Austria, Saxony and Russia. France and Britain fought all over the globe in their colonies Africa They had a very good system of land development and a hierarchy of family lineage before the Europeans arrived Africa was relatively uncolonized or harshly defended American farming allowed rapid population growth through new techniques A large amount of people sustained themselves by being iron workers and trading in crafts and resources Much like Europe, they made alliances through marriage, which often contained "bridewealth", the opposite of dowries Their traded goods weren't enough and soon they were being traded as slaves Slaves gave the solution to the acute labour shortage in America Millions of Africans were enslaved Slaves had high death rates Slaves entered slavery through "pawnship", trade for food or for offending the supernatural order, or if captured in war Slaves lacked real power, but could still lead meaningful and functional lives People could achieve %300 profits on buying and selling a slave The only true defended and colonized place in Africa was the Cape of Good Hope The Cape was one of the most oppressive and ruthless slave centers in history The enlightenment called for an end to slavery Churches offered support for slavery Raynal, an authour, composed his views of slavery without ever leaving Europe His famous work was essentially a composition of other works He basically said that the discovery of the Indies was a disaster for humanity Many "physiocrats" supported his book A slave who read Rayvels book led an insurrection, but failed and later died in prison...

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