How did the slave trade impact Africa 5 points?

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How did the slave trade impact Africa 5 points?

The slave trade impacted Africa but even though millions of Africans were enslaved, due to new crops that improved Africans’ health, the slave trade did not reduce the overall population of Africa. It also created an economy based on the slave trade for the few and impoverished the many.

Q. What economic effect did the slave trade have on Africa?

The slave trade had devastating effects in Africa. Economic incentives for warlords and tribes to engage in the slave trade promoted an atmosphere of lawlessness and violence. Depopulation and a continuing fear of captivity made economic and agricultural development almost impossible throughout much of western Africa.

Q. How did slavery affect the development of Africa?

The effect of slavery in Africa Some states, such as Asante and Dahomey, grew powerful and wealthy as a result. Other states were completely destroyed and their populations decimated as they were absorbed by rivals. Millions of Africans were forcibly removed from their homes, and towns and villages were depopulated.

Q. How did slavery affect economic growth and development?

Slavery was so profitable, it sprouted more millionaires per capita in the Mississippi River valley than anywhere in the nation. With cash crops of tobacco, cotton and sugar cane, America’s southern states became the economic engine of the burgeoning nation.

Q. How did the slave trade affect the economy?

The profits gained from the slave trade gave the British economy an extra source of capital. Both the Americas and Africa, whose economies depended on slavery, became useful additional export markets for British manufactures. Certain British individuals, businesses, and ports prospered on the basis of the slave trade.

Q. What effect did the slave trade have on Africa choose four answers?

1[ Africa became very rich selling its people into slavery. 2[ Millions of enslaved Africans were taken to the Americas. 3] Two million Africans died as a result of slave-trading wars. 4] West Africa’s population dropped from 25 million to 20 million.

Q. How did imperialism affect Africa?

Colonialism had a huge impact on the lives of Africans. Economic policies were adopted by Europeans who destroyed the colonies, rather than help them. Africa was damaged economically, politically, and culturally. Africa’s traditional lifestyles and culture were destroyed.

Q. How did slavery begin in Africa?

The transatlantic slave trade began during the 15th century when Portugal, and subsequently other European kingdoms, were finally able to expand overseas and reach Africa. The Portuguese first began to kidnap people from the west coast of Africa and to take those they enslaved back to Europe.

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