Step One: Read “The Middle Passage” and answer the following questions

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The Transatlantic Slave Trade: WebQuest
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Step One: Read “The Middle Passage” and answer the following questions

  1. What are the three parts of the “Triangle Trade”?

  1. Where does the name Middle Passage come from?

  1. How long was the “Middle Passage”?

  1. Ships could hold ________________ people yet many times carries as many as ___________________ people.

  1. Describe the live of slaves on board:

  1. How did people try to end their suffering? What happened to them?

  1. What percentage of slaves did not survive the passage?

  1. What helped to unite the slaves on the ships?

Step Two: Read “Impact of the Slave Trade on Africa” and answer the following questions:

  1. How did the slave trade affect the population of Africa?

  1. What caused technological and economic development to suffer?

  1. How did relationships between people and the government change?

  1. How did Europeans impact African governments?

Step Three: Read one more of your choosing. List the names of the sections you read below and answer the questions that follow:
Reading Title ________________________________________

  1. List three things that stood out to you about the passage you read.

  1. Summarize (2-3 Sentences) the main message this section is trying to tell the reader:

  1. What is the one most important thing about this section?

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