Africa and Atlantic World Smore
Wendy Bede and Hannan Sylla
Describe the social effects of the slave trade.
Describe the political effects of the slave trade.
How did the plantation system work in the New World (What cash crops were produced?
The plantations first started appearing in Haiti and the Dominican Republic but eventually spread to Mexico, the Americas, and the Caribbean. Some of the cash crops produced included, first and foremost, sugar, then tobacco, cotton, indigo, and coffee. They specialized in a certain type of cash crop and were operated by Europeans or Euro-Americans and labored on by imported African slaves.