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    Slave Ship Essay The book “Slave Ship” written by Marcus Rediker is about the relationship between captain and crew interactions between sailors and slaves, the struggle between slave trade also, this book provided an intense and vivid example on what many Africans had to face and go through during that point in time. Many challenges they faced along the way in the New World. But as well as how it impacted the economy, slave trade made a great profit it was known as the cheapest labor available and whites wouldn’t have to work as hard greed was the purpose of slavery. By the 1700th Century the slave population grew tremendously. The reason behind slave trade was Now, I want you to imagine you are an African who has just been captured…

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    The article, “the horrors of a slave ship” is about a period in the history of America when ships were taken into captivity, especially when they challenged the commercial revolution of Europe. The men inside the ships were chained on the middle deck of the ship. In the ship was a gun room that encompassed weapons. These men used the enslaved African children to slip tools to them so that they could sneak into the gun room and obtain the weapons. The weapons were used in the battle between the…

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    travel the middle passage for a slave from 1700-1808 in his riveting book, The Slave Ship: A Human History. He focuses heavily on the calculated barbarity of the Trans-Atlantic slave trade and how it gave birth to capitalism with the commodification of humans as goods to be bought and sold on the open market. Rediker gives us a unique and unexplored perspective of the slave trade to give us a sense of the violence that occurred not only on the decks of those ships, but also in their home lands…

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    My initial reaction upon looking over Turner’s “Slave Ship” was that it appeared to be a beautiful landscape. The way the sky looks over the ship and the horizon line is really striking and powerful. However, as you start to look down you start to see the reason for the name of “Slave Ship”. Along the bottom of the painting you can see body parts of humans in the water. There are hands and feet, the foot on the bottom right has a shackle still attached to the ankle and there appear to be fish…

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    In Captain Thomas Philips and J.B Romaigne’s journal, it describes the torment the slaves had went through. They had slaves suicide themselves to end their life of misery believing that they would return home rejoiced with their friends and family. In the Journal of a Slave Ship Voyage, the little boy on the French slave ship wrote a letter to his mother describing his experiences. He saw the slaves suffocating and heard their terrible endless cries. A disease called ophthalmia, spread along…

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    Breeana Schmidt Marcus Rediker, The Slave Ship: A Human History The slave ships were sickening and unjustifiable, a stain on human history. Despite this, or rather because of this, we must not forget any of it. While it may be difficult to hear about, it was an important part of our history and despite what we may want to believe, it has shaped our country into what it is today. Marcus Rediker’s The Slave Ship: A Human History shows the people often seen on a slave ship and their roles in the…

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    The Slave Ship: A Human History written by Marcus Rediker is a painful eye-opening novel, embodying the many truths at a life at sea. This testament to a time when Anglo-American slave ships subjected countless numbers to the hatred and terror of the world, aims to eloquently prevail the provocative stories behind it. Rediker recreates this world by using personal accounts and seafaring records to reproduce the feelings and emotions that challenged life and death along this rigorous journey.…

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    “The Slave Ship” by J. M. W. Turner We Americans pride ourselves in our colorblind society. We have reached a point where we can transcend racial differences. We have created a system in which every citizen lives the “American Dream,” given equal advantages and opportunities. We have abandoned the dilapidated institution of African American slavery and the ideology of white supremacy with it. Or so we like to think. While it is easy to block out the dismaying truth, the reality is that…

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    Throughout history, an infinite number of works of art have been created, and many have revealed different elements of their culture during specific time periods. In a sense, art works served as a connecter, giving modern viewers a taste of the past and enables the viewers to understand the values and emotions of those who have lived before. For example, the oil painting, The Slave Ship created by Joseph Mallard William Turner, places concern about the issue of slavery during 1840, and stresses…

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    The main witnesses of said event were; Billy a member of the crew on Samuel’s ship, Samuel L. Johnson the captain of the ship, an African slave Yaffee,and Queen Elizabeth herself. Queen Elizabeth had many slaves she originally sent John Hawkins and Sir Francis Drake to capture. Without John’s knowledge Drake stole the African slaves and held them captive in his ship. He was a pirate and Samuel L. Johnson’s best mate. A fellow crew member Billy informs us that the crew was threatened with their…

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