work as slaves on plantations
Slavery. Although the Spanish religious doctrine greatly inhibited enslaving indigenous tribes, other European countries soon imported slaves from Africa to operate plantations.
King Charles II was the first spanish king to send African slaves to the Americas.
to replace Indian slaves with African slaves
Brazil; the Caribbean
Huge numbers of Africans died within a few years of arriving in the Americas
The African slaves were cheaper for the Europeans because they were not indigenous to the Americas.
by buying them from African slave traders
yes the african slaves were brought to the americas
Huge numbers of Africans died within a few years of arriving in the Americas.
What caused African slaves to be brought to the Americas was the demand for cheap labor. They replaced indentured servants.
Slaves would come from small villages that they lived in. African slaves came from various countries in Africa and were sold by other Africans to Europeans to be shipped to the Americas.
African tribes lacked the technology to make European manufactured goods.