the reasons for increased demand for slaves along the east African coast during the long Distance trade.
- Plantation agriculture at the coast depended on slave labour.
- French sugar plantations in Reunion and Mauritius increased demand for slaves.
- Demand for slaves to work as domestic servants and soldiers in Arabia.
- Portuguese plantations in Brazil required labour.
how slaves were obtained during the long-distance trade along the east African coast.
- Slave raids.
- Warfare. Captives were sold into slavery.
- Sale of criminals by chiefs to slave dealers.
- Kidnapping of children and lone travelers.
- Young children were enticed with sweets and were then captured as slaves.
- Debtors who could not pay their liabilities were sold as slaves.