Links to Other 18th Century Slavery Web Sites

The Economics of the African Slave Trade: This web site talks about how the African Slave Trade affected the economy in Europe. 7% of slaves were exported to the British North Americas and because of their immunity to malaria and yellow fever, Africans were used in the tropical climates. This web site tells how African slaves helped to build this country.

African Reparations Movement: This time line provided by the ARM chronologies the beginning and end of slavery. It also gives dates that show England's role in slavery (i.e. 1772, 1801, etc.).

Africans in America: This web site has many illustrations of slaves and slave ships. Africans in America was a four part series on PBS about Africans journey to America. The web page talks about slavery, John Newton the composer of Amazing Grace, the slave trade as well as Liverpool, England.

Liverpool-A Place of troubled Water: This is a very interesting and informative article by Marquetta Goodwine. Many people do not consider Liverpool, England as a place known for slavery, but this article gives you everything you need to now about Liverpool's involvement in the African Slave Trade.

Romantic Chronology 18th Century to 1784: If it happened in the eighteenth century you will more that likely find it here!!!

Chronology on the History of Slavery 1619 to 1789:This site was put together by people in the Washington D.C. area known as Columbia Heights. Here you will find a chronology of the history of slavery mainly within the British colonies in North America. There is reference to George Washington and his connection to slavery even before he became President. (Important dates to look at: 1752, 1761, 1763, 1772, and 1776).

Slavery in the British Empire: This is a very good site to look at about the Anti-Slavery campaign. It not only focuses on one group but talks about the women ant-slavery society, slaves and anti-slave groups.

American Anti-Slavery Grp. Inc.:The title truly speaks for itself. This page shows how the problem of slavery may have ended in America but still continues on in other parts of the world. At the bottom of the page are names of children slaves in Sudan, which lets yo know that these people and this situation is real.

Little Known Facts about Slavery: This is a page in which you can find facts about who sold slaves, the Middle passage, and as well as those who chose to go back to Africa. The pages subtitle is one that should remain in the mind of all people: He who forgets the past is doomed to repeat it!

England and the Slave Trade: This is a very interesting article by an Irish writer. Many people only think of Africa and the South when they hear slavery, but Mullin compares the slave trade to Ireland and the control that England had over both.

Slavery and Emancipation:This is just a small article talking about slavery and the end of it. It states how Great Britain transported more slaves than any other country, and that there were more than 800 slave ships working out of Liverpool.

Indentured Slaves: This is just an image showing how England would recruit people to ride and manage slave ships, they made it look like such a great opportunity.




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