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they were whiped,cramed into 2 lower decks of a slave ship (which was usauly not high enouth for slaves to sit up in) side by side,food was poor they gave bread,and people startedto die aborad the ship

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Poorly, They were forced to be contained in small spaces and were forced to dance on deck for excercise also had salty water thrown over them to disinfect cuts etc.

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