(at least 500 words)
- 1) Organize your response with a thesis,body, and a conclusion.
- 2) Synthesize information from your text, secondary sources, primary sources, and class lectures.
- 3) Note time and place when employing evidence.
- 4) Address what scholars mean by the word Eurocentrism.
- 5) Identify which historical “events” (Columbian Exchange or, Atlantic Slave Trade or, Enlightenment or, Atlantic Revolutions) that you believe to have been the least and most European-influenced. Explain why.
- we can use the information from our text book for the class which is
Jerry H. Bentley & Herbert F. Ziegler, Traditions & Encounters, vol. 2: From 1500 to the Present (Fifth Edition)
Atlantic Slave Trade was influenced by the Europeans
History reveals some interesting facts and it also shows the dominance of different cultures.
Although we study history as a global subject, there are certain times when we can perceive it
from the perspective of a single culture and this is obvious when we look at the Atlantic slave
trade. There were many countries that got involved in this trade, but the Europeans were the most
dominant in this particular trade. The essay written by David Eltis, “A Brief Overview of the
Atlantic Slave Trade” provides sufficient evidence to prove the dominance of the Europeans in