What caused the English colonists to turn to the use of African slaves to meet their labor needs during the 1600s and 1700s? What were two effects of that switch? In this live stream, students are taken step-by-step through a scaffolded DBQ on the Transatlantic Trade. In this stream we cover why the indentured servant population dropped and the perilous journey across the Middle Passage. Students are asked to explore documents related to the Transatlantic Trade!