Impacts of The Atlantic Slave Trade on Our World
The atlantic slave trade was when the europeans discoverd that the americas were real when christopher columbus tried to find a faster route to asia. He did not succeed and instead he found the americas and when he did the native Americans were there. They had a war for the land and when the europeans one it and enslaved the native americans, and also brought over african slaves. Over many years the native americans slowly lost land and recently got land reserves in arizona which have some different laws because their land is not owned by the government who makes the laws for arizona and all of america.The modern day impact of the atlantic slave trade in arizona is directly related to the spanish taking the Native americans land and enslaving them which made the Native americans mistreated for the rest of history until recent times when they got their own land reserves which are the only places in arizona where it is legal to have casinos.
The europeans came to america on a trip funded by the king and queen that was led by Christopher Columbus. The main goal of the trip/expedition was to find a faster way to get to Asia for trading. When christopher columbus made it to the americas he thought that that he landed on india so he called the people there indians. The Europeans took the land from the Native Americans and enslaved them to mine for and work on plantations.
Later around the 16th century the Europeans brought African slaves to the Americas in the Atlantic slave trade and they were used for the same things and became slaves that people could purchase. The europeans found out that the Native Americans had very large amounts of gold and they wanted it so in one of the tribes they took hostage their king and made them pay a ransom which was all there gold and the europeans still killed the king.
When the europeans took the land from the native the disease smallpox help them a lot. The Europeans had dealt with it for a while and had built up an immunity to it so when they brought it to the americas they wanted the land so bad that is a peace offering they gave the Native Americans blankets with smallpox on them so they would get sick. Most of the native americans died from smallpox and the ones who didn’t die were forced into slavery. The gain for the Europeans was gold, from the tribes, land, and they made the Native Americans into their slaves. Many people now believe that what Christopher Columbus did was wrong because he almost killed a whole civilization with smallpox,but what not many people think about is the fact that every other empire conquered new land the same way.
The native Americans were fed up with the way the Europeans treated them after they lost their land and became enslaved. The native americans reservations are places of cultural preservation from previous native americans and are a place of revitalization, and the government can’t use it for buildings. The Europeans attacked the Native Americans and when the government was implemented to north america in 1787 (2000 years after the begining of the Atlantic slave trade).When the government arrived they took the land that the Native Americas had, but the Native Americans did not lik the Europeans doing that so they got land reserves which the government cannot even touch without buyting the land from them.
On the land reserves that the native americans in arizona have they have different laws. Some of the laws are very minor and some of them are really big changes from the rest of arizona’s laws one of the different laws on the Native American land is that they can have casinos. The Indian Gaming Regulatory Act is the whole reason that the native americans can have the casinos.the indian gaming regulatory act state that was made by the United States government on October 17, 1988 to allow he native americans to have casinos on their land in use. Since the native americans have different laws that allow them to do it the rest of the state of arizona cannot have casinos it makes them for more special event but in other places of america there are casinos on non-native american land. The casinos on the naive ameican land is owned by the native americans not the government so the native americans get the money from them. Casinos cause economic booming and they actually help money circulate in arizona in turn actually helping the government.
In current time casinos are very helpful but can also be very bad, especially if you have a gambling problem then you can lose all of your money and you don’t get a refund no matter what. But casinos can be helpful, because when you lose money there it keeps the employees there working and keeps them paid. Casinos can also be helpful if you need a lot of money fast you can just gamble it even though you have the potential to lose it all you could get 10 times as much money as you had before. Casinos give people a fun way to let off steam in games of chance and card games. Many of the games in casinos contain cards so counting cards is somewhat common and can get you kicked out and if done enough can result in going to jail which stays on your permanent record and can make it harder to find work. In arizona nowadays the casinos directly affect life around me by helping the circulation of money, and it brings money to businesses around the casinos and it allows people to have better and worse lives.
An example of someone having a worse life would be if they are a gambling addict and they go to a casino to have some fun but they would end up losing all of their hard earned money and they wouldn’t have anything to show for it and they could be outcast by their families and forced to live on the streets. The atlantic slave trade did so much that affected the live of billions now but my personal impact of the slave trade in arizona is directly related to the spanish taking the Native americans land and enslaving them which made the Native americans mistreated for the rest of history until recent times when they got their own land reserves which are the only places in arizona where it is legal to have casinos.
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