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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:

§ An engaging introduction that grabs/captivates the reader’s attention and clearly identifies and puts into perspective the major requirements/points of the question.

§ 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
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
Academic Year.



A. Describing the experiences and Reactions of the Africans captured in the Middle Passage
during the Trans-Atlantic “Slave” trade.
African diaspora refers to the communities living in the various parts of the world,
having resulted to the descent of the historic movements of the people from the African
continent to the continents of Asia, Europe, America, and the Middle East among others. The
Africans were to the American soils during the Trans-Atlantic slave trade as slaves under
harsh conditions. The slaves used to access the new world by boarding the slave ships that
were located in the West African ports where they crossed the Atlantic Ocean. Many trade
routes existed during that period, providing a connection among the continents of Africa,
Europe, America, and the Caribbean. The lengths of the voyages affected their origin and
destinations. Africans were sold like cattle into slavery. In this paper, the experiences and
reactions of the captured Africans during the Trans-Atlantic slave trade will be studied.
Furthermore, the significances of the Trans-Atlantic moments during the 15th and 19th
centuries in making the Atlantic African Diaspora will be studied.
The middle passage involved the transportation of the Africans slaves with specially
made ships for that purpose so that they could serve as slaves in the continents they were
sold. The trade ships followed many trade routes such as the outward passage routes
including 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 homeland. The slave people were usually taken forcef...

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