The Dutch needed a lot of labourers and since the native people were almost wiped out they decided to import and export slaves. Europeans already had a trade history with Africa, but when they started showing more interest in slaves, slavery in Africa became more frequent. Slavery was now well under way; the slaves came from all over the world. Slaves were made up of those people who were seen as lower class: Who were the black people. Originally the Khoi-Khoi and the San, but due to illnesses and battles they were mostly wiped out so they decided to bring in slaves from all over.
This impacted the slave communities culture by changing their cultural constructs. "Africans and Indians fought with each other, claimed to be each other, and allied together for common goals" (Document 9) This document proves that trans-Atlantic slave trade inflicted a new culture upon African slaves, also know as the maroon community. The maroon community was made up of ex-slaves or runaways. By being apart of this community, it gave them a new outlook on them being away from their previous home. Although it was not an ideal situation to be in, it was much better than being a plantation slave.
Slavery was a big part of European history. African slave trade had many causes and effects in the Atlantic world. The main cause of the African slave trade is cheap labor was needed for new settlements in the Americas. The new settlers in the Americas planned on using the natives for their work, but when many of them died because of European diseases brought with them they had to find another source of labor. They turned to the Africans and saw them as the right people for the labor they needed because of the numerous advantages they could offer to the new lands.
Since the Chattel slavery has to do with slaves becoming personal property, the way that people of color were kidnapped and treated, they were bought, sold and traded at their owner’s expense. This is what is known as Chattel Slavery and since the Atlantic Slave Trade was done in such a brutal manner due to the way the black people were taken from their homes and separated from their families forever. Chattel Slavery will always be known as a form of slavery that relates to all the types of brutalities that the black people were condemned to suffer for many years. Even though at the beginning the slavery, this type of system was something that was not correct and legal, many people went ahead and decided to start the Chattel Slavery trade, even if many people did not know about it. Unfortunately for many blacks who became slaves, they were traded as merchandise for goods.
Did you know that slavery didn’t end in the 19th century? Slavery still goes on to this day, especially in Africa. Today slavery involves forced labour, debt bondage, human trafficking, descent-based slavery, child slavery, and marriage. Forced labour is when a person is forced to do something against their will and being threatened or punished to do it (“What Is Modern Slavery?”). Unlike slavery in the 19th century where people used to get enslaved base off the color of their skin, with modern slavery it does not matter.
The tribes even established slave codes that protected owner's’ property rights and restricted the rights of Blacks. The Cherokee slave codes were dramatically less severe than the American laws governing slavery at that time. It also may describe whom the Cherokees purchased Africans as slaves and the slaves could eventually become freed or married into the Cherokee
If slaves never disobeyed the former laws defending slavery, there would still be slavery in America. As a human being, one disobeys purposely to make an impact on certain issues or events that society disagrees on and that is how progress is made. Disobedience is indeed a valuable trait that promotes social progress. In order to change or make an impact there has to be some form of disobedience. Early America consisted of rebellion when the triangular trade brought thousands of enslaved Africans into the U.S. not thinking of the thousands of lives they were destroying.
The rise of slavery in early America was inevitable. African Americas began to arrive in America as early as 1619, but not all of these people were put directly into slave work. As indentured servitude became less and less popular, life began to change from a society with slaves into a slave society. This offered more opportunities and power for poor white men which moreover introduced a nation of race-based slavery. The abolitionist movement in the United States sought to destroy slavery.
The causes and effects of slavery during the Atlantic World, were mixed depending on if you were European or African and Native American. There are many reasons as to why the slave trade was started. One main reason as to why it started is that the Portuguese were trading in Africa. Back in Europe, Europeans had slaves to do their work for them. Some of them moved to the Americas and missed having slaves to do their work for them so, Europe sent merchants to trade the Portuguese manufactured goods for slaves.
independence in early 1960s with the exception of South West Africa (Namibia) and South Africa which regained majority rule in 1990 and 1994 respectively after being protracted by the Nationalist Afrikaners’ Apartheid regime. The role of Pan African leaders and the transfer of the movement from the Diaspora to Africa: Pan Africanism has been discussed in details in chapter two of this book, the ‘Origin of Black People in the New World and Diaspora’. The movement as agreed by various scholars originated in the America and the Carribean Islands where African slaves were forced into white economic farms with much exploitation, humiliation, oppression, discrimination, harassment and generally had been denied socio-economic and political rights. The origin of Pan African movement can be traced back from the Triangular Slave trade, the slavery
Slave trade were the black African people who were being sold and taken to the North America and European countries for their goods to be traded. This system of trading was started in the mid-17th century where European traders capture them for months and months to do their business. The journey of slavery began in the interior of Africa where they give to a weak tribal state to stronger one. Slave was served for two reasons; control of racial in the white country and for labor system. There were three kinds of slaves who were being the slave for different reasons.