Why did the slaves not rebel against the crew on the ships when they were the majority and separa...

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Why did the slaves not rebel against the crew on the ships when they were the majority and separated from the outside world? by Mind Map: Why did the slaves not rebel against the crew on the ships when they were the majority and separated from the outside world?

1. How many crew members/slaves where on the diffrent ships? There were 250-600 slaves on every slave ships and about 100 crew members so the crew members were the minority, the slaves could easy have killed all of them, but they did not why?

2. What would a slaveship look like (3D answering)?

3. What conditions did the slaves live with, and generally for how long? “The circumstances on board the tight packed slave ships were horrible. An average of death on the ships, would be between 16 to 20 percent, because of deceases like malaria, yellow fever, dysentery, that had easy access to the physical abused, badly fed and The average amount of slaves on a slave ship, were 250 to 600 slaves, packed and pushed so close together, that the breathed air right out of each other’s mouths. A slave ship on voyage would typically take 6 to 8 weeks, but weather could get in the way of a “perfect” arrival, which could elongate the trip to 13 weeks or more. But an average tour from Africa to America could take as little as 35 days, or just about a month. But there was a big difference, depending on where the ship was coming from, and where it was headed off to. Unhygienic conditions, dehydration, dysentery and scurvy led to a high mortality rate, on average 15% and up to a third of captives. Often the ships carried hundreds of slaves, who were chained tightly to plank beds” and “Slaves were punished by whipping, shackling, beating, mutilation, branding and/or imprisonment. Punishment was most often meted out in response to disobedience or perceived infractions, but masters or overseers sometimes abused slaves to assert dominance”, says a source as believable as WIKIPEDIA.

4. Who were some of the most famous slaves? A man named Xica Da Silva (1732-1796) became a rich and famous man, even tho he was born as a slave. Christopher Shields (1774-????) was owned by the man himself George Washington. Other very famous slaves was Ellen Craft (1826-1891), and William Craft (1824-1900), they got famous on their epic escape to find freedom. They travelled with trains and boats, and published a book about it.

5. How many slave ships met rebel, and how did it end?

6. Were the slaves to weak to fight and work? of course, they were too weak to fight and work, because they sat in shit and with sick people, so they also got sick so 15-30% of the slaves died on the trip. But sometimes the slaves got together and fought against the white people because of the bad conditions maybe. When they finally got to the slave plantation, they could not just relax they had to start working, and then even more of the slaves died. The conclusion would be that they were too weak to fight and work because of the bad conditions, but sometimes they HAD to fight. WIKIPEDIA

7. Were there weapons on board the ship, and did the slaves have access to them? On board the slave ships around the world, only a few were loaded with weapons. Of course, this was just till the slavers realized that the slaves could take over the ship, if the slaves made access to a small part of the weapons. Therefor the crew on board only had weapons on themselves, because that was the safest for them. That would be a whip or like so, and they would keep it very close because it really wasn’t friends on board the ship with them. It was all enemies, and the smallest, most miner failure, could take down the entire crew, so they were all quite careful when it came to their weapons.

8. How was the relations between the crew members and slaves? It wasn't a very good relation they had. The crew treated them like garbage. The slaves was dehydrated the whole time, and they almost didn't get any food. They could be thrown overboard if they were sick or didn't behave, like trying to make a rebellion. So they were a kind of enemies.

9. How can the slaves from South America be compared to the slaves in West India? They all were transported on ships, and under very bad circumstances. They were also both a part of the triangular trade.

10. How were the majority (african tripes) convinced to go with a little group of Americans, to America? Which would end up in the Africans becoming slaves? A group og Americans would go to tripe A, and told them that they came with peace, and only came by to bye the tripes gold. The tripe would then response, and say that they didn't have any gold, cause they weren't anything but poor. The Americans then told the tripe A, that the tripe B just bought weapons from them, and that they were gonna go after tripe A, even though it wasn't true. They of course got scared by the news, and wanted to come with the Americans. An agreement became of that, which was what the