How were African slaves captured?

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African slaves were captured by fellow Africans, although they were from another tribe. Nets and other traps were used, much like catching an animal. Once captured, these slaves were then placed on slave ships and taken to Europe or the United States.
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War parties from some African tribes would attack other African nations to capture people for export as slaves out of Africa.
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Good students ask more questions. eNotes educators are standing by. For most of the time that we think of as the African slave trade, Africans were captured by other Africans, brought
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I'm pretty sure most of those taken from Africa were not kidnapped. They say the local tribes cooperated fully with the traders. Many were prisoners in Africa, and the Slave traders
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A large majority of those captured, who were not kidnapped or taken by force, were tricked by the Europeans; they were bribed and convinced to board the ships saying they would be
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