Movement of people (How big might the transport be? (There was…
Movement of people
How big might the transport be?
There was approximately 455 slaves on each boat but there was more African slaves on the boats.
Where would the slaves all live?
The slaves would live in huts or a place with no roof over there heads
Who tells the slaves to move to a different country?
The people who came to get them.
When did slavery first start?
Slavery first started in Southern and Eastern Europe
How did the slaves all travel to different countries?
They all travel by boat
What countries do the slaves move to when they are asked to move?
They will go to Africa, America or Caribbean
How many of the slaves would be told to move?
12.5 million African were told to move and 10.7 million American were told to move
How were the slaves treated in different countries?
The slave was treated very badly because they no health care, poor diet and they all had diseases. They also had to walk in the hot sun
Did all the slaves have children with them?
Some of the slaves had children and if they did they would put there children for adoption.
How would the children's be treated?
Their children were to leave there family when they are 3 to 5 year old or if they are lucky they will be able to stay with their family until they turn 16 years old.
Why would the slaves get separated from the children?
Their reason why the slaves got separated is because there might not be enough place on the boat for there children to come or maybe they said the parent go to this place and the children go to another place.
Do the children get to go to the same countries as there parent after they are separated?
Some of them had to abandon there children
Does the children get to go to the same country if they are not separated?
Yes they will go to the same country
Did the slaves use different travelling ways to countries?
No they did not. All the slaves used a boat to travel to places.
How many slaves do they fit in one transport?
They fit about 1 million slaves on one boat
What would the slave do when they are told to move?
They would be trying to run away.
Why were the slaves put in handcuffs?
The reason why they put the slaves in handcuffs is so they don't run away.
How do they find the slaves in there country?
Go to places they might be sleeping at. Some of them don't have clothes
Which part of the world would all the slaves go to?
Some of the slave would go to Africa, Caribbean and America
Why did the caribbean get more slave?
Because Caribbean is in the middle of America and Africa.
Why did USA get very little slaves?
Because they did not know if they could g to America with slave
Why were the African slaves very powerful?
Because there gave them guns to fight with
Why did the African trades their slaves for weapons?
It is because the Africans needed guns to go are wars
How much slave did they get on the boat?
around 1 million
Why were the slave treated badly?
Because there people who took them were not going to be nice with them
What type of work did all the slaves do?
The main work they did was getting sugar cane
Why did all the slave do there work?
so they would get paid to survive
How much would they get paid for doing there work?
When they need to harvest a lot of things they will get paid more but if they work for there owner or someone else they will also get paid
How many people were at the sugar can farm
Almost all the slave that are on the boat went to the sugar cane farm
How many religions of slaves did they have?
Most of the slaves were African and Americans