USI – Glossary Of Terms

The Glossary lists key historical and contemporary terms related to the transatlantic slave trade. These words are used across the website and particularly in the Themes and Use of language.

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There are currently 5 Terms in this directory beginning with the letter F.
Is a system where by communities join together to produce goods for sale that make the community richer and stronger as a whole, ensuring workers’ human rights and the environment are protected over time
Fante people are members of an ethnic group from areas of Ghana, in West Africa who share a common culture and language
now obsolete term for dysentery; inflammation and looseness of the bowels
Free man/woman
someone who is not an enslaved person
the state of being at liberty, unrestricted, not restrained