The Atlantic slave trade between Africa and the Americas was caused by the enormous demand for labor in the plantations of the America and Africa's already extant slave markets. It took little time for the demand to outs... More »

Slave breeding is a controversial and debated topic about the sexual manipulation and enslavement practices of slaveholders aimed at increasing the number of new generation of slaves to increase the master's profits and ... More »

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The Atlantic Coastal Plain is split into the Mid-Atlantic and the South Atlantic Coastal Plains. The Mid-Atlantic states were developed more heavily than their southern counterparts, while the South Atlantic states devel... More »

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Triangular trade, or triangle trade, involved companies, profiteers, slave traders and African slaves traded between Europe, Africa and the Americas from the 1600s to the 1860s. The system started in Europe when boats ca... More »

Christopher Columbus' first voyage across the Atlantic took approximately two months. Christopher Columbus started his voyage in Palos, Spain in early August of 1492 with three ships: the Nina, the Pinta and the Santa Ma... More »

The European languages spoken in the Americas, Africa, South Asia, Australia and New Zealand are an example of a colonial legacy. Widespread use of English, French, Spanish and Portuguese outside Europe is a consequence ... More »

Britain benefited from the transatlantic slave trade by using African slaves to work British-owned plantations in the colonies, particularly in the Caribbean islands. Profits from the slave trade also supported banks and... More »