The atlantic slave trade was also known as the triangular trade because it was a continuous loop, or should i say triangle it started in europe where slave traders or merchants would have.
Summary: students are introduced to the logistics of the trans-atlantic slave trade through a hands-on simulation, gallery walk of images and the de-humanizing process of slavery that treated people as property through primary sources. 1746, a slave could be purchased for about £5 and auctioned in the west indies for £30-80 rhode island alone dominated between 60-90 percent of the exchange rum trade with its guinea rum.
This is a classroom simulation that puts students into the roles of slaves, slave traders, and slave owners students will experience all aspects of the slave trade and come away with an understanding of what it was like to participate in such a horrible system. In the final decades of the trans-atlantic slave trade, portugal reclaims its status as the leading slavers, sending 13 million people to the western hemisphere, and mostly to brazil. Flight to freedom is a role playing game in which users step into the character of lucy, a 14 year old slave, as she attempts to run away to the north to escape slavery flight to freedom is a simulation of slavery meant to give students an interactive look into history.
In my atlantic world module, i have two weeks of lectures and seminars devoted to the atlantic slave trade during the first week, we discussed the demographic impact of the trade, the quantitative scale of the migration and the experiences of the middle passage and settlement on american plantations. The atlantic slave trade was not the only slave trade from africa, although it was the largest in volume and intensity as elikia m'bokolo wrote in le monde diplomatique : the african continent was bled of its human resources via all possible routes. Document two profits from the slave trade document three journal of a slave trader 6 the huntington library, art collections, and botanical gardens. But the trailer for slavery the game isn't interested in a historical simulation it's clear they are going for publicity and shock value when they state you can, buy slaves, discipline them.
An award-winning digital role-playing game about us slavery has provoked a backlash from critics who say that genocide cannot be appropriately simulated or gamified in the classroom. The politics of the slave trade were very much like those of the 21st century, in the sense that some were at the tip of the pyramid, with those who were the middle and finally its base yao elite kept their honor and held their position on the ground level by providing for their people through trade.
The atlantic slave trade, also known as the transatlantic slave trade, was the trade of african persons supplied to the european colonies of the new world (the newly discovered north and south american continents) that were in and around the atlantic ocean it lasted from the 16th century to the. Female slave share author comments the unhappy girl fell into the clutches of traffickers who want to play with her in the adult game. The transatlantic slave trade was the biggest deportation in history and a determining factor in the world economy of the 18th century millions of africans were torn from their homes, deported to the american continent and sold as slaves. Slave trade simulation trading slaves, a practice that has been described as inhumane, evil, or even blasphemous, left little room for sensitivity for those making the decisions of the trade often people wonder how such evil could continue in the world for as long as it did.
Causes and results of slavery a main cause of the trade was the colonies that european countries were starting to develop in america, for instance, which was a colony of england, there was a demand for many labourers for the sugar, tobacco and cotton plantations. The atlantic slave trade was the largest forced migration of people by sea in history hard labor made tobacco, rice, and sugar plantations profitable buying and enslaving the people who supplied this labor ultimately became a lucrative and tragic part of the commerce in the atlantic world's. 1 slavery and property rights in the federal courts— a simulation activity for use in conjunction with amistad: the federal courts and the challenge to slavery,.
The purpose of the simulation is to explore the wide views held on slavery and the slave trade it is hoped that the simulation will help students to understand the moral, political and economic arguments that were going on at the time. The british slave trade was then dominated, in turn, by merchants from london bristol and liverpool until 1725, london led the way, but between 1725 and 1740, bristol established itself as the major english slaving port.