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  Triangular Trade   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
To conclude the triangular trade, exotic plantation products such as sugar, molasses, tobacco, and rum were loaded into the slaver's now empty hold and shipped to Europe to be sold.
Not until the early nineteenth century did the slave trade begin to diminish, thanks partly to growing sentiment against the traffic in human beings and partly to the fact that the technology of the Industrial Revolution was making slavery obsolete.
The trade was made illegal in the United States and in Britain's colonies in 1807.
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 triangular trade
The Triangular Trade is a route to recieve slaves.
It was called the triangular trade because of the triangular shape that the three legs of the journey made.
The EU is failing to honor its obligation under the Lome Convention the trade and aid treaty between the EU and the African, Caribbean and Pacific countries-- to increase the quota in line with rising consumption.
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Whether it was officially encouraged, as in New York and New Jersey, or not, as in Pennsylvania, the slave trade flourished in colonial Northern ports.
On the eve of the Revolution, the slave trade “formed the very basis of the economic life of New England.”[2] It wove itself into the entire regional economy of New England.
The connection between molasses and the slave trade was rum.
www.earlyamerica.com /review/2004_summer_fall/northern_profits.htm   (1664 words)

 The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
It is estimated that during the 4 1/2 centuries of the trans-Atlantic slave trade, Portugal was responsible for transporting over 4.5 million Africans (roughly 40% of the total).
During the eighteenth century however, when the slave trade accounted for the transport of a staggering 6 million Africans, Britain was the worst transgressor - responsible for almost 2.5 million.
The transport of slaves from Africa to the Americas forms the middle passage of the triangular trade.
www.capoeira.co.za /index_files/arta1.htm   (467 words)

 VGSkole: Africans and the Triangular Trade (ver. 18.09.03)
Trade was always monopolized by the king, and he appointed specific merchants to deal with foreign businessmen.
Moreover, they expanded the slave trade rapidly to provide the labour force which was an essential feature of the plantation system.
It is not, however, safe to conclude that the end of the slave trade followed by the emancipation of existing slaves caused the decline of the plantation system and ruined the sugar industry.
www.gmsys.net /teachers/english/background/history/blackhistory1.php   (2740 words)

 UNESCO Slave Route Project - The Slave Trade's Influence on Music
Triangular Slave Trade, the term used for the trading of slaves from the 1500 to the mid 1800 between Europe, Africa, and the New World.
The Triangular Slave Trade, the trading of slaves between 1500 and the mid 1800.
At its height, the slave trade was regarded by Africans as a kind of diabolical plot in which they had to be accomplices or perish.
www.vgskole.net /prosjekt/slavrute/elever/general/eric_hager.htm   (1531 words)

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It is evident that the involvement of R.I. citizens in the slave trade was widespread and abundant.
In triangular trade with the West Indies, rum distilled in Newport was traded along the African coast and directly exchanged there for slaves.
In emphasizing the idealized argument behind the trade, the historical image of Newport as a Quaker- influenced, northern colony, which was "exempt from the atrocities of slavery," is a flawed image.
www.providence.edu /afro/students/kane/triangle.txt   (1875 words)

 Black Experience in America: CHAPTER 2 The Human Market
Neither slavery nor the slave trade came to West Africa with the arrival of the Portuguese in the middle of the fifteenth century.
The triangular trade between Europe, Africa, and the New World, was one of the most lucrative aspects of the mercantile economy.
The humanitarian outcry against both the slave trade and slavery which occurred at the end of the eighteenth century and swelled in the early nineteenth century, became a significant force as the need for slave labor diminished.
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 History of TRADE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
The profitable trade in eastern spices is cornered by the Portuguese in the 16th century to the detriment of Venice, which has previously had a virtual monopoly of these valuable commodities - until now brought overland through India and Arabia, and then across the Mediterranean by the Venetians for distribution in western Europe.
The best known trade winds are those in the Atlantic which blow from the northeast in the northern hemisphere and from the southeast south of the equator.
It is estimated that as many as twelve million Africans are embarked on this journey during the course of the Atlantic slave trade, and that one in six dies before reaching the West Indies - where the main slave markets on the American side of the ocean are located.
www.historyworld.net /wrldhis/PlainTextHistories.asp?groupid=1925&HistoryID=ab72   (1978 words)

 Triangular Trade
As with trade between European countries, the goods coming into and out of America tended to be part of a pattern.
Also at this time, goods were traded for each other, in a barter system.
This came to be known as Triangular Trade.
www.socialstudiesforkids.com /articles/ushistory/triangulartrade.htm   (349 words)

 Colonial Americans: Discovery of Estuarine Environments (DOEE)
Maritime trade became the first business of any significance to the colony and shipbuilding was its first manufacturing industry.
Rhode Island became part of the slave trade and was involved in the triangular trade where molasses was brought from the West Indies to Rhode Island.
Slaves that were brought over from Africa through the triangular trade were used on the farm plantations of South County.
omp.gso.uri.edu /doee/history/colonial/colonial.htm   (679 words)

 John Quiggin » Blog Archive » Triangular trade   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
The term “triangular trade” is commonly used in international economics in response to concerns about bilateral deficits*.
The point of the “triangular trade” idea is that it’s a mistake to worry about bilateral balances, when trade benefits everyone.
Second, the trade triangle is entangled with a triangular strategic relationship, in which Australia has to deal with the great power rivalry between the US and China.
johnquiggin.com /index.php/archives/2006/04/11/triangular-trade   (3877 words)

 The Triangular Trade   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
At the heart of the institution of slavery was the TRIANGULAR TRADE.
This part of the trade was known as the middle passage and about 25% of the slaves died during the voyage.
Many fortunes were made in Bristol and Liverpool and at least one Prime Minister's family fortune was built on the triangular trade.
www.historyman.co.uk /tritrade/index.html   (301 words)

 Port Cities: - The slave trade triangle
The reason this trade is called the triangular trade is because it was usually made up of three different voyages which formed a triangular trade pattern.
The second part of the triangular slave trade was the voyage from Africa to the Americas.
The third and final part of the triangular slave trade was the return voyage from the Americas to Europe.
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 essays research papers - Triangular trade
The slave trade of the thirteen colonies was an important part of the colonies as well as Europe and Africa.
It is referred to as triangular trade because it consists of trade with Africa, the thirteen colonies, and England.
On the second leg of this trade slaves were transported to the West Indies, this leg was called the middle passage.
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 trade triangular blog search at Topnemo top 100 sites   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
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he rubbed at the junction of automail and flesh, scurried down the triangular pile of rusty metal containers and followed paninya with a barely noticeable limp.
www.topnemo.com /search/trade-triangular   (260 words)

 Triangular trade   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
This makes a triangle on a map hence the term "triangular trade." The triangular trade involved three principal commodities: sugar, rum, and slaves.
The term "'''Triangle Trade'''" is also used to refer to a trade pattern which evolved after the American Revolutionary War between Great Britain, the colonies of British North America, and British colonies in the Caribbean.
The trade pattern existed through the 19th century and in some format in the 20th century until it was disrupted by the Second World War.
triangular-trade.iqnaut.net   (334 words)

 Triangular Trade: UNESCO Culture Sector
The transatlantic slave trade, often known as the triangular trade, connected the economies of three continents.
It is estimated that between 25 to 30 million people, men, women and children, were deported from their homes and sold as slaves in the different slave trading systems.
In the transatlantic slave trade alone the estimate of those deported is believed to be approximately 17 million.
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 Africa Slavery
Portuguese, Spanish, English, and Dutch traders were using their boats to sail all around Africa and trading what they bought to people in Europe and Asia.
Soon it was discovered that many of the African Rulers would also sell their slaves who were taken to distant places and traded for other supplies.
In the United States the country had to fight the Civil War (1860–1865 AD) for the slave trade to finally stop.To this day, because of the slave trade, you find millions of men and women of African decent all over North and South America.
www.africanculturalcenter.org /4_5slavery.html   (327 words)

 Triangular trade
The profits made from the global trade of sugar, tea and coffee were the major driving force behind the triangular trade.
Powerful trading interests tried to prevent any regulation or abolition of the slave trade using a fierce campaign of misinformation, lies and delaying tactics.
In order to expose the truth publicly about the triangular trade it was necessary to show conditions on the ships and plantations.
www.nmm.ac.uk /freedom/viewTheme.cfm/theme/triangular   (573 words)

 triangular trade routes information -- triangular trade routes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
In the "triangular trade" routes that brought slaves from Africa to the West Indies, what products were shipped from the West Indies to the North American mainland?
These routes came to be known as the "Triangular Trade." Rich shipowners and sea captains competed to build the grandest houses along the shore.
Maintaining that Africans were "subhuman" was the only loophole in the then accepted law that "men are created equal" that would allow for the sustenance of the Triangular Trade.
www.swadroute.info /triangulartraderoutes   (546 words)

 'Transatlantic Slavery, Against Human Dignity'
In the period between about 1500 and about 1870, millions of Africans were enslaved and transported across the Atlantic by Europeans, who needed a labour force to develop and work in their American colonies.
There were, for instance, a significant number of bi-lateral voyages between Brazil and Africa, particularly after the official abolition of the trade in the nine-teenth century.
Nor should it be forgotten that the direct trade between Europe and its American colonies in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries was equally dependent on slavery.
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 Slavery   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Abolition of the Slave Trade Act was passed by the British Parliament of Parliament on 25th March 1807.
Greenville stated that the slave trade was "contrary to the principles of justice, humanity and sound policy" and admonished his fellow parliamentarians for "not having abolished the trade long ago".
The Act was carried in the House of Lords by 41 votes to 20 and the House of Commons by 114 to 15.
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 Literary Encyclopedia: Slavery, Slave Trade, The Triangular Trade
This Eastern slave trade lasted until the mid-twentieth century, and it is estimated that about 10 million women and 4 million men were sold, a figure which does not take into account the millions who died as they were marched to the market places.
From the thirteenth century onward, the trade in slaves largely contributed to the prosperity of Mediterranean trading ports such as Venice and Genoa, the Mongols in the East and the Arabs in Africa furnishing their markets.
This trade primarily involved the West African coast extending from the Senegal River to the Congo, with its centre around the town of Ouidah in Benin near the mouth the Niger river, an area called “the Slave Coast”.
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 Slave trade   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Although the exact number will probably never be known, it is estimated that tens of millions of Africans were shipped across the Atlantic to a life of bondage as part of a triangular trade system.
Because it involved three-part trading expeditions between Europe, Africa and the Americas or the Caribbean.
UNESCO Slave Route Project, it is a serious attempt to improve the teaching of history by telling the whole story of the Transatlantic Slave Trade (TST).
www.unesco.org /education/educprog/asp/tst/qa.htm   (177 words)

Developed primarily by sea captains from England and New England, ships in the triangular trade carried goods between Europe, Africa, and the new world, although not necessarily in that order.
The triangular trade system was highly profitable because each region produced goods which were not produced elsewhere.
The triangular trade was a dark time in history in which humans were treated as commercial goods to be bought and sold.
www.maxwell.syr.edu /plegal/tips/t5prod/cohenwq1.html   (1085 words)

 The Middle Passage of the Triangular Trade
The economies of American Colonies, especially the central colonies, were centered on trade.
The ships would load up with sugar and molasses in the islands, trade for raw or finished goods in the cities or Europe, and then trade for slaves in Africa on their return to America.
Once the Africans arrived at the coast, they were traded for goods and packed onto ships.
www.umary.edu /faculty/jlbrud/HIS271/Webographies/MiddlePassage.htm   (775 words)

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