History 101B, Week 3 Notes
History 101B, Week 3 Notes
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African and the Atlantic Slave Trade 020316 Africa in the Early Modern Period Interactions with Europeans Slavery and the Slave Trade The Atlantic Economy Africans in America Conclusions DUNPOUNH quotCurse of Ham Elmina Kongo Luanda Middle Passage Asante Empire 0 Kingdom of Dahomey Triangular trade Plantations Africa in the Early Modern Period Diverse Most lived on farms Europeans were somehow superior because of religion Often viewed African to blood shed 15001600 Dark Continent they ignored some of the great fathers and saints o Views based on prejudice 0 llam is the fore father of Africans o Decedents are from the banished of Noah s household 0 quotCurse of Hamquot is a misnomer for the curse upon Canaan that was imposed by the biblical patriarch Noah The narrative occurs in the Book of Genesis and concerns Noah39s drunkenness and the accompanying shameful act perpetrated by his son Ham the father of Canaan Interactions with European 0 Hard for Europeans to push inward waterfalls and rivers and lack of wealth Eirst Europeans that came to Africa usually died 0 The heat o Malaria o Elephantitus 1805 Scottish explorer sent his men up river and everyone died White settlers in Africa 0 South African Dutch setup cape town 0 Africon Dutch Language 0 Set up a fort for slaving activity Elmina Portuguese fort and slaving Kongo one of the rst Christianized territory success mission to Christianize o Tried to fit their concepts they inherited into the Christian concepts Metals making made its way Early contact they developed immunity from small pox Slavery amp the Slave Trade Sugar plantations o Exporting of people Trading stations establish along coasts of African change their purpose and became slave port for Africans to work on plantations European took off with slave trade starting mostly in the 1660s European slave center 0 Liverpool 0 Ground zero for the slave ships Not plantation slavery but people being treated as laborers Eirst African slaves arrived in 1501 o 9 years after Columbus rst voyage 12 million Africans being shipped across Atlantic Ocean Brazil 5 million slaves Charleston Richmond slave centers in America Luanda 0 Main source of the 5 mil that made its way to Brazil 0 Biggest Portuguese slave port 0 Founded 1575 12 mil died on the way to the Americas Up to 4 mil might have died during the march o 80 of all slave passage takes place Middle Passage 0 People packed in like sardines Asante amp Dahomey 0 They welcomed arrival of Europeans o Asante traded w Dutch 0 Asante controlled the gold coast o Dahomey is modern day 0 DahomeyUsed rearms bought from Europeans o Dahomey Parallel the power of kings and queens The Atlantic Economy 0 Demand for sugar went high 0 Triangular trade 0 O Europeans heading out to bring manufactured goods to Africa to exchange for slaves or currency Brought to Brazil Plantation System 0 O O O Forced labor Not selfsustaining Large scale capitalist plantations with equipment managed and owned by a planter and his agent Remnants of feudalism owner had some legal control over workers lives Supplied highly distant market almost everything
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