Atlantic Slave Trade Questions

Atlantic Slave Trade Questions


OPTION 1:  How did European and African policies and beliefs regarding slavery differ over time during the Atlantic slave trade? What factors contributed to these differences?

OPTION 2:  Compare and contrast three different slave rebellions which occurred between 1790 and 1840.  What characteristics were common to each rebellion, and which were unique? 

OPTION 3:  Discuss the differences and similarities within the rice, tobacco, sugar, and cotton agricultural sectors during the first half of the 1800s.

OPTION 4:  How did black children, men and women experience enslavement differently?  Compare and contrast their experiences, taking into account differences in the type of plantation work they were involved in, and the size of the plantation they may have been enslaved on.