Middle passage in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Middle passage

the forced journey of slaves across the Atlantic Ocean

Examples of Middle passage in a sentence

The historian explained that the slave route from Africa to the Americas is known as the middle passage.  🔊

From 1502 to 1866, over 11 million slaves were transported by ship along the Atlantic middle passage.  🔊

Slaves sailing to the New World traveled along the middle passage were chained to the bottom of vessels for the majority of the journey.  🔊

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