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Effects of Exploration. Slavery and Disease. Directions. Write everything that is written in yellow . Native American Slavery. Europeans, especially in the Caribbean and South America, used Native Americans as forced labor/slaves until they died of overwork and/or disease

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Effects of exploration

Effects of Exploration

Slavery and Disease


Directions

Directions

  • Write everything that is written in yellow.


Native american slavery

Native American Slavery


Effects of exploration

  • Europeans, especially in the Caribbean and South America, used Native Americans as forced labor/slaves until they died of overwork and/or disease

  • Same brutal work conditions


African slavery

African Slavery

  • Millions of Africans were brought to the Americas as slaves.

  • Estimates range between six and ten million or more!

  • Between six and ten million Africans were brought to the Americas.


Conditions on the ship were horrible

Conditions on the ship were horrible.

  • * No space

  • * Hot

  • Men chained together

  • *Brutal discipline

  • No restrooms

  • * No air

  • * Force fed if enslaved peoplerefused to eat

  • * Violence


Once they arrived

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Once they arrived…

  • * Sold to new owner

  • * 90% of all Africans sent to South America or the Caribbean.

  • *6 % sent to what is now the United States

  • Life expectancy in the Caribbean wasless than three years

  • * Conditions varied from bad to unbearable


Diseases

Diseases


Smallpox and measles

Smallpox and Measles


Chicken pox and mumps

Chicken Pox and Mumps


Create a graph

Create a graph

  • The Tainos were the first Native Americans that Columbus encountered. Use the information on the next slide to create a graph showing what happened to the Taino population after contact with Europeans.


Create your graph

Create your graph.

  • 1. Draw your x axis. Draw your y axis.

  • 2. Label the x axis YEARS.

  • 3. Label your y axis POPULATION IN THOUSANDS.

  • 4. Think about a number scale you can use for the y axis.

  • 5. Fill in the numbers on the y axis.

  • 6. Write a title on the top of your graph.

  • 7. Use the information on the next slide to finish your graph.


X axis years y axis population

X Axis-years Y Axis-population

  • 1492 – 1,000,000

  • 1496 – 950,000

  • 1507 – 60,000

  • 1508 – 30,000

  • 1518 – 3,000

  • 1530 – 1148

  • 1542 - >500


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