The Slave Trade in Africa


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What was the initial source of labor for Spanish plantations and mines?

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1. A disadvantage of _____ was that they became landowners after their time of work was finished.

2. _____ were useful for forced labor because they were used to both European and tropical diseases.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Through a series of questions on this quiz and worksheet, you will be asked about topics like Spanish labor sources, the Triangular Trade, and indentured servitude.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

With these practices, you'll be tested on concepts like:

  • The first labor sources for the Spanish
  • Workers who became landowners
  • Laborers who weren't new to different types of diseases
  • What the Triangular Trade connected
  • Disadvantages of indentured servitude

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about laborers in America
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding cons of being an indentured servant
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the components of the Triangular Trade and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

You'll be able to advance your learning on the slave trade with the use of our associated lesson named The Slave Trade in Africa. Use this lesson to learn about subjects such as:

  • Life before European plantations and mining
  • Slavery's economics
  • The Atlantic Exchange