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A: Describe the experiences and Reactions of captured Africans in the Middle Passage during the Trans-Atlantic “Slave” trade. What were the significances of the “Tran-Atlantic Moment” in the making of the Atlantic African Diaspora between the 15th and the 19th centuries.

3) Writing Style: Only the Chicago Manual Style of writing should be used throughout the paper including footnotes and bibliography. You must use Footnotes Citation as No MLA and/or APA writing styles shall be accepted. Example of footnote citation:

Euro-Americans are often quick to trivialize and justify America’s role in the enslavement of Africans on the grounds that enslavement had been an old practice and was not uniquely practiced by Europeans in the Americas.[1]

This citation is for a published book. To cite a published article, you put the author’s name followed by a period (Teacher Name.) followed by the title of the article in quotation marks ( “Cameroon in the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade.”) the name of the journal ( Journal of African Studies.)  Vol. 6, no. 20 (2006), p. 35.

4) Organization: The paper should include a cover page, the main text, and a reference page. 

i) Cover Page: This page should include from top to bottom the following information: Course number and title, Student’s name, student’s ID number, Question (s), Course Instructor’ name, Semester, and Academic Year.

ii) Main text: This is an essay assignment and must be typed in doubled spacing. This part of the paper should include:

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§  A body that clearly, thoroughly, and insightfully addresses all aspects of the assignment. Paragraphs must be introduced by solid topic sentences and developed by providing sufficient evidence and sources to support the topic sentences and/or main point of each paragraph. There should be smooth and effective transitions (using transition words and/or sentences) that link sentence to sentence, point to point, paragraph to paragraph, and one part of the paper to another. Each section or sub-section of the question must have at least four substantively developed supporting paragraphs. Do not plagiarize as the paper shall be thoroughly checked for this academic misconduct during grading.

§  A conclusion that ties together the arguments, main points, and sections of the entire paper. It also gives you an opportunity to make personal judgments if need be.

iii) References: This page includes the sources consulted and effectively used in writing the paper. . Use only the Chicago style in documenting your references (footnotes and bibliography). Names in the references (Bibliography) should be arranged in alphabetical order.

5) Mechanics: Check your paper for vocabulary consistent with course content; correct spellings, punctuation, capitalization, sentence structure; appropriate formatting; run-on sentence (s); date accuracy; variety of sentence styles and length; and writing style.

6) Sources: Some of the relevant books for the assignment include our main text and the three books under Suggested Readings in your syllabus. You may also get published articles from the Jstor website. Documentaries may also be consulted for a deeper insight and varied perspectives on the subject of the question. Your footnotes and reference page must reflect usage of at least four published books and some published articles.



[1] Joy DeGruy. Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome: America’s Legacy of enduring injury and healing. (Portland: Joy DeGruy Publications Inc., 2005), p. 46.


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AFRICAN DIASPORA

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African Diaspora
Course number and title
Student’s name
Student’s ID number
Question (s):
A. Describe the experiences and Reactions of captured Africans in the Middle Passage
during the Trans-Atlantic “Slave” trade.
B. What were the significances of the “Tran-Atlantic Moment” in the making of the Atlantic
African Diaspora between the 15th and the 19th centuries.
Course Instructor’ name
Semester
Academic Year.

AFRICAN DIASPORA

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A. Describe the experiences and Reactions of captured Africans in the Middle Passage
during the Trans-Atlantic “Slave” trade.
During the Trans-Atlantic sale trade, Africans were exported to the American soils as slaves
under harsh conditions. The slaves used to board the slave ships located in the West African
ports for shipping into the New World that was accessed by crossing the Atlantic Ocean. During
that period, there were many trade routes in the Atlantic Ocean. The routes connected the
Atlantic Ocean with Europe, America, Africa, and the Caribbean. The origin and the destinations
of the voyages affected their lengths. Africans were sold like cattle into slavery. This paper
studies the experiences and reactions of the captured Africans during the Trans-Atlantic slave
trade. Besides, it looks at the significances of the Trans-Atlantic moments during the 15th and
19th centuries in making the Atlantic African Diaspora.
Firstly, the middle passage involved the crossing of Atlantic Ocean from the African continent to
the Americas. The passage was made of ships that were specially made for the African slaves.
The middle passage included many of the routes taken by the trade ships such as the outward
passage routes that included the ships from Europe to Africa, and the middle passage that
included the ships from Americas to Europe. In the middle passage, enslaved Africans were
taken away from their homeland1. These people had different countries of origin as well as
ethnicity. The slaves spoke in d...


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