Textbook- Worlds Together, Worlds Apart Chapter 13:The Plantation Complex in the Caribbean & The Slave Trade and Africa AND Chapter 15: Change and Trade in Africa’
View- Middle Passage scenes from Amistad
View- Slave ship revolt scenes from Amistad
The following are the questions that needs to be answered using the references provided:
1. What was the triangle trade and how did it function? Which countries and regions benefited and which didn’t? Please reference course readings, lectures or viewings to support your answers.
2. Describe the plantation complex in the Caribbean. Why was it so valued by Europeans relative to other areas in the Americas? Please cite evidence from your textbook reading for this answer.
3. What are Afonso’s primary concerns and requests in his letter to the King of Portugal ? Why is this letter an important primary source document and what does it prove?