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 4 Terms in this directory beginning with the letter O.
domination by others in a harsh or unwanted way
Orthodox (orthodoxy)
Usual or conventional belief or practice
Outward Passage
the first stage in the transatlantic slave trade with ships carrying goods from Europe to trade in Africa for captured Africans
person on a plantation paid a wage to organize the work of the enslaved people; manager