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Middle Passage Quickquiz

 

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1. The middle passage was the middle leg of the trade triangle.
2. Slaves were viewed as cargo by the traders.
3. A loose-pack ship could hold the most slaves.
4. Slaves who became ill or sick were taken to the ship's doctor.
5. Many slaves developed sores where the chains rubbed their flesh.
6. Slaves were well fed on board the ship.
7. Some slaves tried to starve themselves to death.
8. Slaves who did not do as they were told were punished.
9. Large poles were fixed to the side of the ship to stop slaves jumping overboard.
10. The middle passage was a journey of illness, disease and death for the slaves.


 

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