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  IMPORTS OF ENSLAVED AFRICANS
 Colonial Region
    Select Modern Countries in Region
  Percentage of Total Imported Slaves
  Portuguese colonies
British West Indian colonies
Spanish colonies
French colonies
British Mainland colonies
Other
Brazil 39%
Jamaica, Barbados 18%
Dominican Republic 18%
Haiti 14%
United States 6%
Suriname 5%
      Source: Adapted from Stephen D. Behrendt, et al. The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience
Even people who were not directly involved in the slave trade sometimes benefited from it. For example, they were able to buy cotton, furs, rum, and sugar at much lower prices than they would have if plantation owners had used hired workers. Beginning in the late 1700s, some members of religious groups began to refuse to buy goods made by enslaved people.
REFLECT ON THE ESSENTIAL QUESTION
Essential Question: What caused the slave trade to develop?
    Origins
  Development
       KEY TERMS
planter society demographic catastrophe Middle Passage
 MULTIPLE-CHOICE QUESTIONS
Questions 1–3 refer to the passage below.
“I was not long suffered to indulge my grief; I was soon put down under the decks, and there I received such a salutation in my nostrils as I had never experienced in my life; so that with the loathsomeness of the stench, and crying together, I became so sick and low that I was not able to eat, nor had I the least desire to taste any thing. I now wished for the last friend, Death, to relieve me; but soon, to my grief, two of the white men offered me eatables; and, on my refusing to eat, one of them held me fast by the hands, . . . and tied my feet, while the other flogged [whipped] me severely.
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