Slavery - Slave ships
Who, What, When, Where, Why, How?
What: A slave ship is a large cargo ship that is specifically designed for the purpose of transporting slaves to the America's; especially the newly captured ones.
When: The peak time of slave ships was the 18 and 19th centuries.
Where: America's and the ocean.
Why: They were used to transport slaves to the America's.
How: They know ocean routes that they used to get to where they needed to be in the fastest amount of time so that they don't loose that many slaves.
Why is this topic important?
It is important to remember the horrors that the slaves went through. What they went through in the past isn't going to change and we need to remember what they went through.
This picture shows how much room you had while on the ship; which is not a lot. #cramped
This picture shows that if you didn't do something right or you got sick, you would be killed. This is one of the ways; being tied up and then they throw an anchor to the bottom of the ocean and you drown.
This is a picture of what they believed that the slave ship antelope looked like, it is from the book "Dark places of the Earth- The Voyage of the Slave Ship the Antelope"