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History of Cape Verde - Wikipedia


The 19th-century decline of the lucrative slave trade was another blow to ... Cape Verde's colonial heyday was over.

Cape Verde: History - Capeverde.com


The history of Cape Verde is typical and yet unique for its location. For three centuries, the islands were a setting for the transatlantic slave trade, exile for ...



The Portuguese use slave labour to grow cotton and indigo in the previously uninhabited Cape Verde islands. They then trade these goods, in the estuary of the ...

Archeologists uncover Cape Verde's lost slave history - CNN.com


Jul 27, 2016 ... The slave trade is woven into the fabric of Cidade Velha in Cape Verde. Now, archaeologists are digging to discover some of the city's slave ...

The question of slavery in Cape Verde – The Creola Genealogist


Apr 2, 2013 ... It's no secret that Cape Verde was once the hub of the slave trade. ... is done, we may begin to understand Cape Verde's history of slavery and ...

Cape Verde - History and Language - The Cape Verde Experience


Explore the history and language of the Cape Verde islands and her people. ... Santiago was highly successful as the transatlantic slave trade flourished.

Cape Verde: Maps, History, Geography, Government, Culture, Facts ...


Information on Cape Verde — geography, history, politics, government, ... Positioned on the great trade routes between Africa, Europe, and the New World, the ...

Cabo Verde | history - geography | Britannica.com


Oct 4, 2016 ... Cabo Verde is named for the westernmost cape. ... with many Cabo Verdeans having left the islands as a result of the slave trade or to work as ...

Cape Verde History :: CapeVerdeWeb.com


The Cape Verde Islands played a pivotal role in the transatlantic Slave Trade. European colonisation of the new world required a labour force to exploit the land ...

Cape Verdean - History


History. Cape Verde has become synonymous with white sandy beaches, ... in the slave trade and the strategic position of the islands, Cape Verde became an ...