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  • Q1
    Approximately how many Africans were forcibly brought to the Americas during the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade?
    5 million
    15 million
    12.5 million
    10 million
  • Q2
    What was the name of the slave trading route between Europe, Africa and the Americas?
    The Square Trade
    The Diamond Trade
    The Circle Trade
    The Triangular Trade
  • Q3
    Which European country was the first to engage in African slave trading?
  • Q4
    What was the Middle Passage?
    None of the above.
    The journey of American colonists who traveled to Africa to purchase slaves.
    The journey of European sailors who traded with Africa.
    The journey of enslaved Africans across the Atlantic Ocean to the Americas.
    The journey of African traders who sold slaves to Europeans.
  • Q5
    How did European colonizers justify the enslavement of Africans?
    By claiming Africans were inferior and in need of Christian salvation.
    None of the above.
    By claiming they were following divine mandate.
    By claiming they needed labor for economic growth.
    By claiming they were liberating Africans from cannibalism and pagan practices.
  • Q6
    What is the legacy of the transatlantic slave trade?
    Systemic racism, economic inequality, and cultural trauma that still affect descendants of enslaved Africans today
    The eradication of African cultures and languages
    A new era of global trade and prosperity
    Improved race relations and equal opportunity for all
  • Q7
    What were some of the reasons that enslaved Africans resisted their captivity?
    To profit from the slave trade
    To seek freedom, to maintain cultural traditions, and to rebel against the brutal conditions of slavery
    To become slave traders themselves
    To assimilate into European culture
  • Q8
    On what type of ships were slaves transported across the Atlantic?
    Cargo Ships
    Fishing Boats
    Luxury Liners
    Slave Ships

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