Why do Europeans enslave Africans?

Why do Europeans enslave Africans?

Why do Europeans enslave Africans?

 

Why do Europeans enslave Africans? 1


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Why were most slaves in America from West Africa? Slavery has existed in various forms throughout history throughout the world, but those who were enslaved were almost always based on military conquests. Why did Europeans travel thousands of kilometers to enslave people from a specific geographic region? Check out the episode to find out.

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Spirits of the Atlantic: finance capital, slavery and the philosophy of history Ian Baucom.
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Saltwater slavery Stephanie Smallwood
Saidiya Hartman
Scenes of submission
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Capitalism and Slavery Eric Williams
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36 thoughts on “Why do Europeans enslave Africans?”

  1. Has any body think about why. Maybe. The Lord of Host The God of Israel the father of our Lord and Savior Redeemer of souls Christ my savior Jesus Christ died for all.
    And my be part of The Lord of Host the God of Israel his plan.
    So we can all unit in Christ and be United with God. No matter what color Christ is. he is my Redeemer
    My savior and the only way to father.

  2. They become slaves after wars defeat. like any other time in the world. There was a queen see was from Africa and she solid p.o.w. to Spaniards and then would sale and trade them off. Sorry but we don't start any slave trade. The Lost tribes of Israel was slaves in Egypt. But on the other hand. That's the days of old people and should we all feel blessed by God.
    Because we are born in America
    I feel blessed to have been born in the USA.

  3. Africans catching and selling Africans: “On any given day in 2016, an estimated 9.2 million men, women, and children were living in modern slavery in Africa. The region has the highest rate of prevalence, with 7.6 people living in modern slavery for every 1,000 people in the region.” Can’t hide from the truth…🤣😂🤣😂🤣😂🤣😂🤣😂🤣😂🤣😂

  4. Wake up blackmen,,u had the first Masonic Lodges ,u taught mankind..Go to Ethiopia,See the Rock hewn Church's, Egypt, Nubia, Zimbabwe.Kilwa,,,you were Master Mason's,etc

  5. Blackmen u are a Master builder,u are the stone the builders rejected cause of our color.You are architect white Mason's study in their lodges.You are Hiram Abiff..a fake story to deny we were Master builders..oh u don't believe me? YouTube Sera Suten Setu, hidden gems of Africa,25 shocking wonders,,,Manu Ampim

  6. 1:41 The incentive for overseas colonial expansion was NOT based on simply "filling the treasury" of wealthy Lords and Aristocrats tho… if that's what you're saying.

    The main reason to venture out into the remote corners of the world was to generate new income thru commerce and trade relations and to cultivate new crops in area's with favorable climates. Yes, to accumulate wealth, and bring it to Europe.., where it was much needed to finance the numerous wars they fought with each other.

  7. Webster's Dictionary 1828

    AMER'ICAN, adjective Pertaining to America. AMER'ICAN, noun A native of America; originally applied to the aboriginals, or copper-colored races, found here by the Europeans; but now applied to the descendants of Europeans born in America.

  8. All i know is slave or not, i dont want to live near them or deal with them.

    Theyre negative spirits that inhabit human forms and are here to spread their negativity and stupidity and violence.

    Every neighborhood they migrate to becomes a crime infested dump full of drugs,violence, all types of random petty crimes. This is AFTER slavery.

  9. Its impossible to be so called blacc and be a slave..
    You have to be Slavic aka Slovakian to be a Slav or Slave ..
    And the spanish wasn't looking for wealth , they were looking for gods children to destroy and a land to live since they were kicced out their own land

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