HIUS 221 Slave Trade Database Quiz Questions Queries Liberty University Solution

In 1732, the slave ship Diligent under Captain Pierre Mary purchased slaves from

and transported them to _ .

In 1655, the slave ship, Witte Paard, arrived in New York with _________slaves.

How many slave voyages were listed for the years 1514-1607?

How many slaves were disembarked after the United States banned the slave trade in 1808? (use the date range 1808-1866 for this question) How many of those disembarked in Mainland North America?

The writer of the hymn “Amazing Grace,” John Newton, served as a slave ship captain. Fill out the following chart on all of his voyages.

Vessel Name

Year Arrived with Slaves

Principle Region of Slave Purchase

Principle Region of Slave Landing

With the information provided, complete the following chart:

(Hint: the Summary Statistics tab will make this easier. The information for the final 4 columns of this part of the assignment will come from the Average column.)

Number of Voyages

(Total)

Number of Slaves Embarked

(Total)

Number of Slaves Disembarked

(Total)

Percentage who died on voyage

(Average)

Length of Middle Passage

(Average)

Percentage of Males

(Average)

Percentage of Children

(Average)

Dates: 1607-1690 Principle Place of Slave Landing: Brazil

Dates: 1607-1690 Principle Place of Slave Landing: Caribbean

Dates: 1607-1690 Principle Place of Slave Landing: Mainland North America

Dates: 1607-1690 Principle Place of Slave Landing: Spanish Mainland Americas

Dates: 1691-1808 Principle Place of Slave Landing: Brazil

Dates: 1691-1808 Principle Place of Slave Landing: Caribbean

Dates: 1691-1808

Principle Place of Slave Landing: Mainland North America

Dates: 1691-1808

Principle Place of Slave Landing: Spanish Mainland Americas