Temporal Looks at the Rise in Captives Embarking from Different Regions
Temporal Looks at the Rise in Captives Embarking from Different Regions HIST 005
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Senegambia • Started out in the 1440s. • First time you Senegambians go onto African coast to get slaves, by kidnapping. • Taken to Portugal. The Portuguese were looking for a mythical Christian king in the 1440s, named Prester John. • In the process, they decided to kidnap some few dozen of Africans. • 1400s-1600s there was an early trade. Dwindled in significance but other places rose in trade during the 18th and 19th century. • Captives continued to come out of the region in small numbers until the abolition of slavery. • In 1751, Alpha Karamaka fell from power and Ibrahim Sori took over. Sori was known to be a military expansionist (conquered other people and got the jihad state started in Futa Jallon). More slaves came from this region because of him. • Futa Toro had a revolution in 1776, which led to a rise in captives doing from this region. • Fula, Wolof, Mandingo, Serer, and Bambara were the ethnic groups that came from Senegambia Sierra Leone and Windward Coast • Almost pull same captives from Senegambia. • Mostly the same ethnic groups as Senegambia, with the addition of the Temne and the Mende. • Shared an interior with Senegambia • South Carolina, Georgia, Louisiana were the places they were sent in America Gold Coast • Akan people (Asante, Fante) • In 1701, Asante began their expansion to the south by conquering Denkyira. • Americans referred to everyone from this port as Koromanti • Akan people have their own religion. Okomfo (good spirits)is the traditional priest and the Obayifo deals with the bad spirits. • Akan people had a major influence in the British West Indies between 1701(Asante expansion) -1807 (British abolition of the slave empire).