The Middle Passage is a term used to describe the leg of the Atlantic slave trade that transported people from Africa to North America,South America and the Caribbean. Gallery Created By Franciano Lopez
The Middle Passage was how slaves where transported to North and South America and the Greater Antilles (The Caribbean). The model Tells a whole story as your eyes follow from bottom left to top right.
This piece depicts a proud African man. It reflects the theme of the slave trade. They came from kings and queens to be slaves.
This piece depicts a proud African woman. It reflects the theme of the slave trade. They came from kings and queens to be slaves.
Whats depicted in this photo is a Man struggling with the evil serpent. It fits the theme because it correlates to the struggle that African man and woman dealt with once here in America, metaphorically.
This depicts a plantation in South Carolina. It fits into the theme because once here in America, this is what the once kings and queens are held subject to.
This depicts General Thomas F. Drayton at his plantation with some of his many slaves. It fits the theme of the white man trading on the lives of African men and woman.
Depicted is the many types of manual labor that was forced upon the African men and woman. Whether it was picking cotton or tending the various fields, slaves didn't enjoy their new lives.
Depicted is the struggle of a man and woman running for their lives and fending off the dogs of their masters for a little bit of freedom. Fitting the theme of the slave trade and its many causative effects.
Depicted is a single figure of a female african slave thats looks to be tied down and extremely sad. It fits the theme of the sorrow that was mass produced by the enslavement and gentrification of their people.
I wanted to finish with a freed man. This piece depicts a slave with broken cuffs and a look on his face of relief. It fits the theme of the story of the middle passage. From kings to slaves back to kings.
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