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Question 1.
Which of the following areas was the destination for the greatest number of African slaves throughout the Atlantic slave trade?


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Question 2.
This nation, the first to abolish the Atlantic slave trade, enforced that abolition on other nations through a naval patrol off the coast of Africa.


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Question 3.
Of the following criteria used by planters to assess the successful seasoning of new Africans, all were significant except:


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Question 4.
Male slaves predominated in the Atlantic slave trade in part because West Africans tended to withhold women from the trade because they were preferred for agricultural work at home.


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Question 5.
Most Europeans saw a distinct contradiction between their Christian faith and their enslavement and ill treatment of African men, women, and children.


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Question 6.
Most mutinies aboard slaver ships took place on the open sea when it became clear that the enslaved Africans preferred death to bondage.


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Question 7.
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In the early 1400s, took the lead among European nations in trading with West Africans and became the first European nation to develop the Atlantic slave trade. 

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The word means personal property, and the term was used by Europeans to further justify the loss of customary human rights to their slaves.  

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Question 9.
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The primary cause of death at sea during the middle passage was not intentional cruelty, but

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Question 10.
Which of the following best describes the internal African slave trade that European voyagers found when they first arrived at Senegambia, Benin, and Kongo?


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Question 11.
The fortified structures along the African coast where captives were held in dungeons or holding pens prior to their transportation to the New World were called:


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Question 12.
What factors theoretically determined how many slaves could be carried in a slave ship?


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Question 13.
During the peak of the slave trade during the 1790s, the English transported more than 200,000 Africans to the New World per year.


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Question 14.
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The term described slaves who had been born in the Americas. 

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Question 15.
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As part of the seasoning process, slaves learned new languages and were often given new by their masters to strip them of their African identity. 

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Question 16.
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The growth of crops provided great profits and an insatiable demand for slave labor in Brazil and the West Indies. 

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Question 17.
Of the following, demand for this product did not increase demand for slaves.

 
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Question 18.
The Spanish government granted monopolies to private companies to deal in slaves, known as ____________.


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Question 19.
The practice of putting slaves in close proximity during the Middle Passage was known as __________.


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Question 20.
In 1789, which former slave wrote about his capture and ordeal?


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