THE SLAVE TRADE AND SLAVERY
Emperor Musa of Mali makes pilgrimage to Mecca.
Castilian conquest of the Canary Islands commences.
Sugar produced on Madeira using African slaves.
Portuguese construct São Jorge da Mina castle (Elmina) on Gold Coast of West Africa.
Portuguese encounter the Kingdom of Kongo.
Portuguese settle São Tomé.
African slaves arrive in Santo Domingo and sugar production soon established.
King Ferdinand of Spain orders fifty African slaves carried to Santo Domingo.
Slave rebellion on Hispaniola.
African slaves used in Cuban gold mines.
John Hawkins participates in the slave trade.
Twenty Africans arrive in Virginia.
Dutch West India Company chartered.
Eleven African ...