Slavery, Triangular Trade & The Middle Passage

Soon after the establishment of colonies in the Western Hemisphere the slave trade began. We shall examine the slave trade, The Triangular Trade, and the Middle Passage. Upon completion & discussion of the slave trade, you will complete the readings and answer the constructed response questions. Make sure you answer the constructed response questions in complete sentences.  You can also use the readings found in the links below.

Slavery & The Middle Passage PowerPoint

Slavery & The Middle Passage Guided Notes


Then you will examine Primary sources & complete the constructive response questions. Use the links below to download and print the Constructive response questions & the Primary Sources

The Middle Passage Primary Source

The Middle Passage Worksheet

Life As a Slave Primary Source & Worksheet

Below are some helpful readings about slavery & the Middle Passage

Atlantic Slave Trade Reading from Whitney Plantation Website

Atlantic Slave Trade Reading


We will view a clip of the Middle Passage from the movie Amistad. The clip can be seen below.




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