Essay on The Journey Of Olaudah Equiano, By Christopher Columbus

1453 Words Dec 16th, 2015 6 Pages
Required Question#1 In the history of the last five hundred years, admittedly, science and technology are progressing,economy is growing, but I think the disaster more than the progress of human life, European’s economic growth at the expense of Africa, Asian and Latin America. Science and technology are progressing led to more cruel war.
In 1492, Christopher Columbus set sail from Palos, Spain, on a voyage that would take him to the present-day Americas, and the new air route opened up narrowing the world,that was something worth celebrating, but which has caused crazy colonialism of European. During this period, a great number of African Negroes were brought in to be sold as slaves, Africa 's native culture was damaged. In “The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the African” tell the “Migration” of miserable life on slave ship, motivated by interest, British merchants engaged in the slave trade, under threats of force and the sway of thought, captured many people from the Africa, however, slaves did not arrive in a world that was fully formed and thus would be enormously influential in shaping the culture, slaves don’t have freedom of person, and trade or be killed.-1 while there are results of industrial revolution but development at the expense of the other counties, it was not really the progressive of human life.
Another factor restricting the development of human was racism and imperialism.The Scientific Racism classifying…

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