The triangular Trade- trade in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries that involved shipped goods from Britain to West Africa to exchange for slavery
One cause of the triangular trade was that millions of Africans were forced to the Americas they wanted to bring weapons and enhance status, the effect was that they exchanged weapons for slaves and the community became violent. Another would be that they wanted to compete with Muslims, they had massive imports of sugar because of that Europe craved taste in sugar they had cheaply made goods they killed many indigenous people and had new European diseases. Lastly, America was the sugar cultivation required laborers, money, and equipment that made them import slaves and equipment and they did that in large numbers.
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