Slave Trade History Summary

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Summary of slave trade history.
Slavery was popular in the 17th and 18th centuries. It consisted of Africans being kidnapped from their own homes and shipped off to America and Europe. They 'd be auctioned off to become people 's slaves. The slaves would be forced to work as much as they were needed to. They would pick cotton and sugar canes in extreme conditions. It was dangerous but they would be forced to if orders weren 't followed they 'd be punished. Some owners of the slaves were nice but the majority would abuse and force them to do labour work even if it could kill them. In 1863 slave trading became illegal and all slaves would be 'set free '.
Modern slavery.
Slavery didn 't end in the 19th century. It is still happening in every
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