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The main danger was disease. Because the slaves were in such tight quarters and the hatch was closed, disease spread rapidly. Also poor nutrition and the fact that they had nowhere to go to the bathroom except the floor also contributed to disease. Only 20-80% survived the voyage from Africa to the New World.
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They would have their front teeth knocked out and food forced down their throat
The middle passage was the route that slave traders from Britain took slaves to South and North America. The Middle Passage as on the Atlantic Ocean. It was horrible. They mad…e you dance for exercise, and they would beat you If you did not dance w/ effort. They also would use a cat to scrape your bare backs
they could have gotten caught traveling the from the chain of houses
Amerigo Vespucci in 1643
The term "Middle Passage" refers to that middle leg of the transatlantic trade triangle in which millions of Africans were imprisoned, enslaved, and removed from their homes. …The Africans were then transported to the New Word. It is believed that up to two million Africans died directly attributable to the Middle Passage voyage. Triangle Trade (Explained) Ships loaded with commerical cargo departed Europe for Africa. While in Africa the Europeans traded their goods for kidnapped Africans. The Africans were then transported across the Atlantic and sold or traded for raw materials. The raw materials would be transported back to Europe.
They would protest, mock their leaders, commit suicide and loads more things!
the slaves were exposed to disease because thyeyreuoghf
they were treated badly because they were slaves. people didnt care about there health all they cared about were getting them home so that they could get them to work.
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Conditions were horrible. People were packed in there laying down as tight as possible. They had about two inches of personal space. Also they were severely underfed so people… kept dying, but when they dies they just layer there and didn't get moved or cleaned
Why did the slave traders treat the slaves on the middle passage like cargo if they needed the slaves to live?
They thought of the slaves as though they should be beaten and are worthless besides for work/labor so they beat them'
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The middle passage was a passage taken by boat from Africa to Spain for slave trade conducted by the US in the sixteen hundreds. It was a very brutal and dangerous trip as the… slaves were treated horribly and many often died in the trip. My knowledge is basic, but I hope this helps.
Slaves faced many hardships while being shipped across the Atlantic. Crowded and unsanitary conditions resulted in massive disease outbreaks on ships. Malnutrition affecte…d most slaves to some degree, as good food was not avaliable on ships. Slaves sometimes killed themselves, or were killed as punishment for rebellion. An estimated 15% of slaves died during transport.
There were only 15,000 voyages between the Americas and Africa and only 1 slave ship traveled