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What did Africa contribute to the Columbian Exchange?
What European nation was the first to make contact with Africs?
They were forts and trading posts with resident merchants.
WHich portugese factory was the most important in Africa?
Where did conversion to CHristitanity have the biggeset success in Africa?
What settlement was the basis for the Portuguese colony Angola?
What were the principal patterns of European contact with Africa based on the model of Portugal?
fortified trading stations
combination of force and diplomacy
alliances with local rulers
predominance of commercial relations
Explain slavery in Europe from the time of the Romans to the Middle Ages
Slavery declined and replaced my serfdom.
used in Roman empire.
slaves were brought directly from Africa to Porutgal.
Why did Portugal and Spain become more heavily involoved in the slave trade?
Built fast and needed workers. Sugar plantations of Canaries and Madeira Islands.
HOw many africans were shippedacross the Alantic between 1450-1850
WHich century mared the zenith of the Atlantic slave trade?
Where did the vast majority of slaces go to between 1530-1820?
Spanish American and Brazil.
How did the Trans-saharan slave tradediffer from the Atlantic slave trade?
saharan used women and atlantic focused on men.
what demographic effect did the atlantic slave trade have on america?
women and kids skewed women to mem ratios.
How did the british organize their slave trade in africa?
the royal african company- only to trad slaves
a healthy man was called this, children and women were praced at fractions of that value.
slaves were carried to the americas.
sugar and tobacco were carried to europe
and then europe products to the coast of africa