How Did Equiano Escape Slavery?


Life of Olaudah Equiano. I need Help please?!?

PLEASE I REALLY NEED HELP! thank you so much! 1. How was Equiano treated by his captors and owners while he was helf in slavery in West Africa? 2. Under what circumstances was Equiano twice parted from his sister? 3. How did some Africans onboard the ship try to escape life in bondage? 4. Why did the ship's crew keep Equiano on deck most of the time? 5. Equiano was "handled and tossed up" by some of the crew as soon as he was taken onboard. Why? What would have happened to him if the crew had found him unsatisfactory? 6. What inferences did you make about Equianos beliefs? Why do you think equiano descrived the flogging of a crew memeber? 7.What is the basic contradiction between teh crews main goal and their treament of the captives? just short simple answers. please help me by numbering your answers. Please help with as many possible. points for best answers.thank you

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Olaudah Equiano is remembered for?

1.a new method of cultivating rice. 2.a vivid account of the Middle Passage. 3.a famous slave revolt. 4.a daring escape from slavery.

a daring escape from Slavery.

Who was Olaundah Equiano?

Who was Olaundah Equiano Produce key concise notes Justify why the person helped the abolishment of slavery

He was taken from his homeland in Nigeria, Africa when he was a boy. He was taken to europe by slave traders after being sold (normally traded for guns, silks and other materials). Equiano then went to work for a naval captain. he was then sold to a man called Robert King who promised that he could work for money and therefore earn his freedom. Once Equiano gained his freedom he went to London and performed public speaking on the abolitionist movement. He proved to many people how slavery was against human rights and that it was not right convincing them to change what they thought. He died in 1790. Equiano greatly increased the number of people that where against slavery during his lifetime and he put much into the abolition of slavery (1833).

"the interesting narrative of the life of Olaudah Equiano"?

1. How was Equiano treated by his captors and owners while he was helf in slavery in West Africa? 2. Under what circumstances was Equiano twice parted from his sister? 3. How did some Africans onboard the ship try to escape life in bondage? 4. Why did the ship's crew keep Equiano on deck most of the time? 5. Equiano was "handled and tossed up" by some of the crew as soon as he was taken onboard. Why? What would have happened to him if the crew had found him unsatisfactory? 6. What inferences did you make about Equianos beliefs? Why do you think equiano descrived the flogging of a crew memeber? 7.What is the basic contradiction between teh crews main goal and their treament of the captives?

Google to "The Life of Gustavus Vassa" (the autobiography of this African former slave), then buy it and read it yourself! Or if you have it in your school library then take it out.

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Who was the person who gave Wilberforce his “object lesson” on the realities of the slave trade?

Who was the former slave who wrote a best selling book about his experience in slavery and also helped open Wilberforce’s eyes to the horrors of slavery?

Olaudah Equiano (1745?-1797) wrote an eyewitness account to his life as a slave and of his work in the anti-slavery movement in his memoir, The Interesting Narrative of the life of Olaudah Equiano. Ten years after his death, slavery was abolished in Britain.

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