There are three documents that explain the African Slave Trade.Document seven, "The Life of Equiano or Gustavus Vassa, The African," is a primary memoir written by Olaudah in1789.Equiano wrote this document to describe his life in Africa and explain what it was like being a slave.This document, which was written for people involved in the English antislavery movement and anyone else who wanted to know about his experiences as a slave, relates to the slave trade from Africa and the sugar plantations in the West Indies.Both the document and the text talk about Equiano's life as a slave and some of what he went through.Document eight, "Commerce, Slavery, and Religion in North Africa," is a primary memoir written by a member of a caravan headed by a Tuareg guide called Cheggeun in 1860.This document, which was written for General E. Daumas, a French officer serving in Algeria, explains trade, slavery, and religion in North Africa.This document relates to the Atlantic trade system in sub-Saharan Africa.Both the text and the document explain the tasks that African slaves performed in Islam.They also talk about how Muslims were like Christians in that they saw no reason for trading slaves.Document nine, "Slavery and the Slave Trade of Brazil," is a primary memoir written by Thomas Nelson in 1846.His purpose for writing it was to describe the conditions of the Africans he came into contact with while aboard slave ships.This document, which was written for people who wanted to know about the Africans aboard the slave ships, connects to the eighteenth-century.The document and the text both tell a little of what the slaves endured.
They discuss several diseases such as dysentery and malaria, which took the lives of many slaves.These documents are similar in that they are all primary memoirs written to explain the African Slave Trade and discuss the