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Question 1: What does the following picture show?

  Diagram of a slave ship from the Atlantic slave trade. From an Abstract of Evidence delivered before a select committee of the House of Commons in 1790 and 1791.
  Reproduction of a handbill advertising a slave auction in Charleston, South Carolina, in 1769.
  Reproduction of a handbill advertising a slave auction in Charleston, South Carolina, in 1769.
  An antislavery medallion of the early 19th century.

Question 2: [24] Another reason for surplus supply of enslaved people was major warfare conducted by expanding states such as the kingdom of Dahomey,[29] the Oyo Empire and ________.
AccraAshanti EmpireAkan peopleGhana

Question 3: The first enslaved Africans to reach what would become the US arrived in January of 1526 as part of a Spanish attempt at colonizing ________ near Jamestown.
South CarolinaNorth CarolinaNew JerseyGeorgia (U.S. state)

Question 4: A burial ground in Campeche, Mexico, suggests slaves had been brought there not long after Hernán Cortés completed the subjugation of ________ and Mayan Mexico.
Mesoamerican chronologyPre-Columbian eraAztecInca Empire

Question 5: He argues that the enslavement of Africans was an essential element to the ________, and that British wealth is a result of slavery.
Thomas HighsTextile manufacture during the Industrial RevolutionIndustrial RevolutionWilliam Radcliffe

Question 6: Merchants from various European nations were later involved in the Atlantic Slave trade: Portugal, Spain, France, England, Scotland, Brandenburg-Prussia, ________, and the Netherlands.
LuxembourgGermanyLithuaniaDenmark

Question 7: The King of Bonny (now in ________) was horrified at the conclusion of the practice:
Sierra LeoneNigeriaSudanKenya

Question 8: In letters written by the Manikongo, Nzinga Mbemba Affonso, to the King João III of ________, he writes that Portuguese merchandise flowing in is what is fueling the trade in Africans.
East TimorPortugalGreeceSpain

Question 9: The Atlantic slave trade peaked in the last two decades of the 18th century,[27] during and following the ________.
KimpanzuKinlazaKinkangaKongo Civil War

Question 10: What does the following picture show?

  Diagram of a slave ship from the Atlantic slave trade. From an Abstract of Evidence delivered before a select committee of the House of Commons in 1790 and 1791.
  Cowrie shells were used as money in the slave trade
  Cowrie shells were used as money in the slave trade
  The Portuguese presenting themselves before the Manikongo. The Portuguese initially fostered a good relationship with the Kingdom of Kongo. Civil War within Kongo would lead to many of its subjects ending up as enslaved people in Portuguese and other European vessels.







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