Why might this chart be a useful source to help explain why the internal slave trade
was known as the Second Middle Passage?
2. (Close reading) Slave traders captured and forced approximately four hundred
thousand Africans onto ships to the United States during the Middle Passage.
According to this document, how many slaves did traders sell across state lines from
The term “middle passage” refers to the fact that the slave trade was part of a three-legged process:
The term “second middle passage” refers to the mass movement of slaves from outside the American South to the south, to support the explosive growth of the cotton industry