At the start of this term, we talked briefly about the trans-atlantic slave trade, in the context f. The ship would come to the united states: auctioned based on their skills wanted farmers. Bc they were going to farm things that they did in africa. Rice, sugar cane, coffee, cotton: how healthy they seemed, their sex, bc they are from all over africa they did(cid:374)"t speak the sa(cid:373)e la(cid:374)guage, mix of west african and english. Ship would come back to europe, laden with goods with all the luxuries. Its like magic the ships go out with sailors and then come back with luxuries. The trade triangle : european capital, african labour, american land, changed in the 1790s. Also more sides, trans-pacific triangle slave trade: on the east side of africa to take slaves. Thomas clarkson: went and interviewed the sailors found out about the horrors, met with practical economic elements, each slave worth 23220 10 000 - 100 000.