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Description of africa before european slavery from the history of the transatlantic slave trade section of the international slavery museum website part of the national museums liverpool. This article supplements episode 1 of the history of american slavery occurred in the lives of african americans living in north america. With colonialism, which began in south africa in 1652, came the slavery and forced labour model this was the original model of colonialism brought by the dutch in 1652. The transatlantic slave trade not only distorted africa’s economic development it also distorted views of the history and importance of the african continent itself. American slavery - history of slavery in america title length color rating : history of slavery in america essay - working long hours, whipped to death, starved, and broken spirits all.
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