History Of Slave Trade To North America

The majority of enslaved Africans brought to British North America arrived between 1720 and 1780. Africans carried to Brazil came overwhelmingly from Angola. And, of course, the result of the west African explorations was the transport of hundreds of thousands of Africans to North America over four centuries. In ...

The Atlantic slave trade developed after trade contacts were established between the "Old World" (Afro-Eurasia) and the "New World" (the Americas).. Though people of African descent — free and enslaved — were present in North America as early as the 1500s, the sale of the “20 and odd” African ...