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This feeling affected all the next generations of Black people. The abolition of slavery did not improve the situation of blacks much. They appeared in the world where white people had all the privileges, because of the color of their skin. When all the horrors of slavery ended at last, the horror of racism started. Blacks still were despised, moreover the feeling of inferiority made them believe that they are really inferior. The doll tests showed that black children still considered white skin to be the privilege. Only the last test held in 2010 showed more positive results.
Transported to another country against their own wish, blacks had to live among foreign people who despised them. That influenced their self-esteem and made them feel inferior. Unfortunately, the feeling of inferiority still persists among blacks. Moreover, they continue to suffer from racism. We should hope that in the nearest future the situation will greatly improve as currently the political and social conditions are favorable for this
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In addition, an analysis of different sectors, which go hand in hand with economy, for example, social and political sectors must also be done. This enables an individual to put things into perspective, therefore, further comprehend the intricate details in play that led to the growth of the Atlantic economy.
The following illustrations depict slave trade and my interpretations for the same. Picture 1 Clothing Styles, Houses, Musical Instruments, Gambia River Region, early 18th cent. This picture has been taken from the category ‘Pre-Colonial Africa: Society, Polity, Culture’.
However, they later found this region to be of essence in terms of agriculture especially growing of sugar. This form of cultivation was labor intensive and they had to seek for slaves to do the work (Rawley & Behrendt, 2005, p.18-20). This marked the start of the Atlantic slave trade otherwise known as the triangular slave trade.
Tidal currents have been for centuries limited the trade, but the emergence of new seafaring technologies enhanced traversing of the Atlantic Ocean. According to historian John Thornton, various geographical and technical factors necessitated exploitation of Africans for slaves by Europeans.
As the paper stresses characterized by different practices as well as modes of implementation, different accounts put forth by individuals who were either directly or indirectly involved in slavery provide different levels of knowledge relevant in understanding ancient slavery. Mary Prince account on slavery has been unanimously acknowledged.
If they resisted harsh punishments were practiced without any mercy.
During this quest for power they destroyed many villages and cities and most importantly lost some of their men. So to replace some and to do some secondary services they needed someone who can do these jobs with fewer wage.
The trans-Atlantic trade involved the trade between the North America, Europe and Africa through a system called the triangular trade. It started when Christopher Columbus discovered the New World. Since then according to Karen Bravo (2007), the two European powers, Spain and Portugal initiated the transport of African slaves in the New World to replace the indigenous inhabitants in America who became victims of the colonists' "depredations, disease and labour demands" (p.
Fearing further economic ruin, the slave-owning class in Virgina seceded and formed its own confederacy when it realized that its slave chattel was seriously in danger of being eliminated (Deyle, 2005).
The slave trade continued in the upper and lower South areas.