The Transatlantic Slave Trade: Crash Course Black American History #1

Today we’re learning about the Transatlantic Slave Trade, which brought millions of captive Africans to the Americas between the 16th and 19th centuries, with the largest number of people trafficked between 1700 and 1808. We’ll look at the ships and crews that brought enslaved people across the ocean via what was known as the MiddleContinue reading “The Transatlantic Slave Trade: Crash Course Black American History #1”

Expansion and Consequences: Crash Course European History #5

European exploration had a lot of side effects. When the Old World and the New World began to interact, people, wealth, food, animals, and disease began to flow in both directions. In the New World, countless millions were killed by smallpox, measles, and other Old World diseases. Old World animals changed life in the NewContinue reading “Expansion and Consequences: Crash Course European History #5”

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