Roll over names of designated regions on the map above for descriptions of the role of each in the trans-Atlantic slave trade.

The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database has
information on more than 35,000 slave voyages

that forcibly embarked over 12 million Africans for transport to the
Americas between the sixteenth and nineteenth centuries. It offers
researchers, students and the general public a chance to rediscover the
reality of one of the largest forced movements of peoples in world history.

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