The Atlantic Triangular Trade In The 18th Century

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In the 18th century, there was the Atlantic Triangular Trade. This trading route involved Africa, Europe and the Americas trading back and forth to each other, which essentially formed a triangle (hence the name). Between Africa and North America, slaves, meat, fish, lumber, rum and grain went to and fro. Africa sold it's people into slavery in return for said goods. To America, this was an admirable trade. In the past, most wealthy white men owned slaves to run their immense plantations. These men then sold their goods to the people, making a copious amount of money. This made the basis of the United State’s economy back in that day.
However, Africa was bartering it's own people away. A country is held up by it's people, and it thrives with
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