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He was captured at the age of eleven, by slave traders.

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What are Olaudah Equiano's accomplishments?

In the world's history, Olaudoh Equiano was the first black slave to be free from slavery. this man was captured with his sister at the age of 10 1/2 in Africa he traveled many a places but was not sold as a slave due to his height. he was brought by a British man who was in the navy. he needed more soldiers for the great seven year war with France. after the war he educated Equiano and sold him to a different person for £40. he would give equiano his freedom, if he re payed the £40. during the time it took him to repay he was given higher education. By his early 20s he found his freedom and wrote a auto biography on this terrible travels through the middle passage. he also helped convince English government to abolish the slave trade industry. he was a fantastic man and that is why he is famous ! he was also called Gustavus Vassa

Why was Olaudah Equiano important?

he is a strong African feature in the abolition of slave trades wrote several books narrating about the things he experienced when he was captured as a slave narrated about the bad acts done by the slave masters and those who attended the slaves.

4Why did Olaudah think the crew possessed magic?

Because of the difference in appearance that the traders had, their language and long hair. This made Olaudah believe that the crew possessed magic.

Why does Equiano think that some of his captors on board the ship are spirits?


What is an enslaved person?

An enslaved person is a slave. Furthermore, to my knowledge at least, an enslaved person is a person who has been forced into slavery against their individual will by some external deliberate force.