Slavery in America: The Transatlantic Slave Trade, 1st Edition

  • Duchess Harris
  • Marcia Amidon Lusted
  • Published By: Essential Library
  • ISBN-10: 1532172524
  • ISBN-13: 9781532172526
  • DDC: 306.362097
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released December 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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This book looks at the history of the global trade that took millions of Africans captive and shipped them across the Atlantic Ocean to work as slaves, and it explores the impact and legacy of that trade today. Features include a timeline, a glossary, further readings, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Ship of Grief.
2: Africa before the Slave Trade.
3: Europe Steps in.
4: Transatlantic Trading.
5: The Middle Passage.
6: The Amistad.
7: Ending the Trade.
8: Legacy.
Essential Facts.
Additional Resources.
Source Notes.
About the Authors.