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Tuesday, 12 February 2013

BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY : WHAT WAS THE EFFECT ON AFRICA BECAUSE OF THE SLAVE TRADE :

The force removal of up to 25 million people made Africa's population stagnate or even decline during the slave trade. Some people have argued that some African Kingdoms were more socially and economically advance than many European countries before 1500. In the 14th century the West African Kingdom of Mali was larger than Western Europe and reputed to be one of the richest and most powerful states in the world. Why the African Kingdom, there Kings, Queens and Chiefs became so actively involved in the slave trade, some people believe that the demand for free labor from Europe and the lack of a wider concept of African "Identity" at the time allowed slavery to flourish.





















Who profited from slavery are the Merchant in Britain, America, Europe and Africa became very rich from the slave trade. The slave trade also sustained and relied on a large support network of shipping services, ports and finances, insurance companies employing thousand of people. Cities like Liverpool, Bristol and London who were ports who service the slave trade grew into large cities and become very very rich.