Africa and Atlantic World Readings Recap

Here is the reading assignment for the Atlantic System.  Please complete the handout that accompanies the readings.

A Dutch Massacre of the Algonquins

Appeal to the King of Portugal

Slave Trader
What were the ways Bosman received slaves?  Which method does he prefer?  What are the comparisons of Dutch ships and those of other Europeans?

Enslaved Captive
How was slavery in Africa different from slavery in America?  What were the worst aspects of the Atlantic slave trades according to the author?  Why does Equiano address his audience as “nominal Christians”?