Diagram of the slave ship Brooks
Men on the right, women on the left, children in the middle. The decks which this ship alloted to slaves were six foot wide platforms without enough headroom to sit up. It was approximately a hundred day journey from Africa to the Americas.

Photo Credit: The Warder Collection, NY

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RESOURCE: Ralph's World Civilizations, Chapter 22
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