Author:
Darren Swanson
Subject:
World Cultures, History, World History
Material Type:
Activity/Lab, Homework/Assignment, Reading
Level:
Middle School, High School
Tags:
  • Africa
  • African Kingdoms
  • Colonialism
  • Dahomey
  • Economics
  • Economy
  • History
  • Slave
  • Slave Trade
  • Slavery
  • Transatlantic Slave Trade
  • US History
  • United States
  • Western Africa
  • World History
    License:
    Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike
    Language:
    English
    Media Formats:
    Text/HTML

    Impact of Transatlantic Slave Trade on Western Africa

    Impact of Transatlantic Slave Trade on Western Africa

    Overview

    This compilation of secondary sources gives an account for how the Transatlantic slave trade became a key economic feature of the Western coast of Africa, as well as an important economic feature of the "New World" colonies. This is a guided reading with questions throughout for the purpose of assessing students' understanding. Student's are prompted to mark the text for key details as they follow along. An excellent source to print or to use digitally. 

    This secondary source gives an account for how the Transatlantic slave trade became a common economic feature of the Western coast of Africa as well as the colonies in the "New World".