History of Slavery
Slavery has affected millions throughout the world, even to this day many still associate slavery with the enslavment of Africans.
One of the lesser known facts about the slave trade is that far more slaves were transported to South America than to North America.
Slavery and Abolition Key Events
All parts of Britain were heavily involved in the slave trade, not just port cities such as London, Liverpool and Bristol.
In some cases the transatlantic triangular slave trade route could take a full year to complete in some cases.
Informative gallery on Black slavery and significant events relating to the period.