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Why did the slave trade grow dramatically in the Americas in the mid-1500s?

A.
People began to profit from selling Native Americans abroad.

B.
Sugar became an important export.

C.
Gold mining required a great deal of labor.

D.
Native Americans refused to work in the fields or in the mines.

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  1. I think it is b

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  2. The first slaves were brought to South America in the 1500s.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atlantic_slave_trade

    They didn't come to the British colonies until the first boat load arrived in 1619 in Virginia.

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  3. Ms.Sue so it would be d then right?

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  4. Is your date of mid 1500s right? Or is this question about the American colonies?

    I don't know if the native Americans refused to work in the mines of Latin America in the 1500s.

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  5. kinda late

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  6. Why did the slave trade grow dramatically in the Americas in the mid-1500s?
    A) People began to profit from selling Native Americans abroad.
    B) Sugar became an important export.
    C) Gold mining required a great deal of labor.
    D) Native Americans refused to work in the fields or in the mines.

    I NEED HELP

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  7. idk i have the same question and i think it is c or b.

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