“The Inside Look of Cape Coast”
Cape Coast-Ghana-Mark Moxons Travel Writing
About –Cape Coast Catstle and history
At Cape Coast Catle in Ghana,reacting slaverys steps
William St. Clair, The Door of No Return: The History of Cape Coast Castle and the Atlantic Slave Trade (New York: Blue Bridge, 2007);
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As one of the darkest events in human history. The slave trade accounted for the displacement of several million Africans during the 16th to 18th century’s .colonial power such as the Portuguese, English and Dutch built many slave castles used as dungeons along the coast of Africa. Dungeons such as Cape Coast still stand in Ghana Africa as a reminder of this tragic period in history .Africans was forcefully taken from tribal villages and brought to this were they were stored in cramped cells without food for long periods of time .slaves where then cramped onto ships and then sent across the Atlantic Ocean .A voyage were many did not survive.
The life of a slave was a full of struggle and despair .long after the slave trade ended people still feel the effects of the sad era on a personal level. There male cambers had five cambers that held two hundred slave which is one thousand slaves in all. There is lines of canons that would attack ships that tried to attack a castle. The females sometimes had it worse because women had periods and could not wash themselves. In addition, when the male solders came and picked the women they wanted to rape and if...