Rediscovering the Transatlantic Slave Trade Ships of the Eighteenth Century

Logbooks used on transatlantic slave trade ships that navigated hundreds of years ago can tell us parts of our history that may have been forgotten over time.

Transatlantic Slave Trade Ships
The transatlantic slave trade reached its height during the middle of the eighteenth century. During that time, ships from the Americas sold more than 6 million Africans into slavery.
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