Asked in Slavery
When applied to slaves what did the word Creole mean?
The word was used by the Portuguese to distinguish Creole slaves - that is, slaves who were born in South America as children of slaves - from slaves who were imported from Africa and who were called "African" slaves. ...
Asked in History of the United States
Which statement best describes a result of the scarcity of native Indian labor in Latin America during the colonial period?
larde number of african slaves were imported
Asked in Slavery, Population, US Census
Which European country imported the most slaves to the Americas?
Portugal was the leader. Exporting 5,074,900. Which is 46% of the total slaves being exported from Europe. America imported about 340,000. Most coming from Portugal. ...
Asked in Slavery
Why did the Europeans start importing African slaves?
Because the Africans were offering them for sale and there was a market for them in America (they were not imported into Europe). ...
How did the African country of Liberia get its name?
The African country of Liberia got its name from when they were shipping slaves to their African countries. Liberia means freedom. ...
Asked in English to Hebrew
Did the slaves brought to the American shore speak Hebrew?
No. The United States imported human slavery from Africa only. The slaves spoke Sub-Saharan African languages. ...
What accounts for large numbers of African Americans in the south?
Most people tend to remain near where their ancestors lived. Since a very large number of African Americans descend from Africans imported to the South to work as slaves, there are still large numbers of African Americans in the South. ...
The African nations founded by former American slaves is?
Liberia is the African nation founded by former American slaves. This country is in West Africa and was colonized by African-Americans in the 19th century. It capital is Monrovia. ...
Asked in Slavery, Indian Ocean
What were the goods traded in the Indian Ocean trade system?
African exported gold,slaves, ivory,hide, and turtoise shells and imported porcelain and weapons. ...
What two African nations were founded as refugees for former slaves?
The Republic of Liberia is the only country founded for freed slaves. Sierra Leone began offering former slaves shelter in 1792, but the country was not founded for freed slaves. ...