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Trade > The Slave Trade


Overall Aims:

  • Ideas, political power, industry and empire: Britain, 1745-1901

Study of the Slave Trade and London's involvement.

  1. Find out about the Slave Trade, the triangular trade and its abolition. Create a visual presentation that tells the story.

  2. What goods were traded in the three legs of the journey which started from London? How did it come to an end? Who brought about the Abolition of the Slave Trade?

  3. What evidence is there today in London to remind us of the part London played in the triangular transatlantic slave trade from 1600 to 1808?

  4. Slave traders in West Africa – 1791 © Museum of London

    Buxton Memorial near Houses of Parliament – 2014

    Triangular trade route map

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