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It was profitable for everyone concerned, the Europeans had free labour working their plantations which brought about huge profits and the slave suppliers (rival African tribes and others )sold people (without a cost of production ) to Europeans in exchange for things like Rum and weapons. Everyone except for the slaves, profited from the triangle.

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because it was really profitable to harfet cotton now that it could be done eaiser and their aws such a growing demand that slaveowners were buying more land and slaves to make profit basically it put more slaves into bonage


The Slaves initially arrived in the Americas because of the slave triangle, this was where the Europeans, travelled to Africa and took the Slaves to America, after which they returned to Europe completing the triangle.


There was an increase in the demand for slaves in the early 19th century because of the increased population and farming industry.



Because there they needed cheap labour.


The European has demand for slave it is because of the wines and guns that Africagave them.


Yes there were slaves in the New England States, but they weren't as popular as they were in the south because they were less profitable in the North because of winter accommodations and thing of that sort.


the machine thAT increased the demand for slaves was the cotton gin


The cotton gin increased the demand for slaves.


They paid less because of the triangle trade system, which involved slaves, molasses, and rum. The colonists would take the molasses from New England to Africa, where it would be traded for slaves. Then the slaves were taken to the West Indies where they were traded for rum. Finally, the rum was taken to New England and was traded for molasses. Although this method of gaining profit, merchants did it anyway because it was highly profitable.


Slavery made all crops MORE profitable. If you're talking about America, slaves were brought to the Caribbean to cut sugar cane in droves. This is probably the biggest crop using most slaves initially. Cotton became a big slave labor driven industry in the 19th century for several reasons. However, slaves were initially and primarily owned and used as domestic helpers in the Americas. Only once certain industrial processes were invented and began to be applied to agricultural products such as cotton, which allowed its large scale PROCESSING, did the demand for the RAW cotton skyrocket and thus the demand for slaves to pick it increase as well. If I may say so, the question is backwards. Certain crops did not make slavery profitable, there had always been a market for slaves. It was Slavery which made certain crops profitable.


The cotton gin made cotton farming more profitable. Hence, cotton farming expanded, and more labor was needed.


The demand for slaves decreased drastically with the rise of the industrial revolution because it brought about devices such as the mechanical reaper/ harvester that decreased the need for man power.


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Atlantic triangle is known as triangle trade. Triangle trade is the trade of slaves and rum.


Because in America, they needed free labor because they were a newly discovered colonization.


Because the climate would not support plantations, which made slavery profitable.


It was invented to mechanically separate cotton fibers from their seeds, which until then had been done by hand by slaves. An unforseen effect was that it did not reduce the demand for slaves as might have been expected; on the contrary, it led to an explosive growth of cotton production and because of that, to an increase in the demand for slaves.


The Slave Trade was incredibly profitable and incredibly cruel. It ripped families apart. People would come home from a hunt or from the fields and find their families missing. In some cases, entire villages were captured. The people in an entire village were rounded up and traded as slaves.


The cotton gin was invented by Eli Whitney and made cotton a much more profitable crop. Ten times the amount of cotton could be picked. Because of how profitable the cotton gin made cotton as a cash crop the demand for slaves continued. Eli Whitney said himself that he regretted the invention because of the increased demand for slave labor. The invention of the cotton gin was a major setback for the abolitionist movement. If this had not been invented slavery would have most likely been ended fifty years earlier.


The southern states feared the outlawing of slavery because the slaves were they're profitable way of gaining money.


I am not sure, but there were 10- 12 million slaves were traded.


"Starting in the 16th century up into the 19th century, traders would take manufactured goods from Europe to Africa sell and buying slaves. They would take the slaves to the Americas and sell them there and buy cotton, sugar, rum and other items to take back to Europe. This was known as the slave triangle. Spirits are connected because selling the slaves in the Caribbean to buy Rum was one of the more profitable trades."


growing rice required much labor,so the demand for slaves increased.



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