The Slave Trade

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What is Slave Trade?

Liverpool bound up in global trading known as triangular trade.

Liverpool become the number one slave port in the whole of Europe by the 1740s. 

Merchant of Liverpool has made profit from slave trade in the second half of 18th Century. The Slaves has trade with sugar, cotton, and tobacco from West Indian and Southern States with hiding them in the ships.

After abolition of Slavery, many slave merchant building cheap housing around the dock and expending the Liverpool port which cause them turn into slums.

Today, the history of Slave Trade and Liverpool are held on Merseyside Maritime Museum third floor.

Small Tour Guide For Image In Museum


Slavery Museum


The People Who Against Slaves Trade


History of Slaves Trade


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