Slavery and Sugar

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Supporting Question 1- What conditions supported sugar production and slavery in the Western Hemisphere?
Supporting Question 2- How was sugar cultivated in the Western Hemishpere?
  • Source A: Rich Cohen, article about the history of sugar in human culture, “Sugar Love: (A Not So Sweet Story)” (excerpts), 2013 © National Geographic. Used with permission.
  • Source B: Image bank: Collection of historical images of the steps in sugar production
Supporting Question 3- What was life like for enslaved Africans on sugar plantations in the Western Hemisphere?