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why did the slave trade become such an important part of overseas trade?

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    Slaves were captured in Africa and sold in the Americas. The goods bought with this money were then sent to Europe.

    This map explains the "triangular exchange" very well. It shows the importance of the slave trade.

    http://www.eduplace.com/kids/socsci/books/applications/imaps/maps/g5s_u3/index.html

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    thanks, is that all I need?

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    Yes. In your answer, be sure to mention the triangular trade.

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