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  • Eastern Slave Trade :
    A trade in slaves, mainly from Africa, to the Middle East, North Africa and India; also known as the Oriental Slave Trade
  • Edo :
    Edo people are members of an ethnic group from areas of Nigeria, in West Africa who share a common culture and language
  • Efik :
    Efik people are members of an ethnic group from areas of Nigeria and Cameroon, in West Africa, who share a common culture and language
  • Elite:
    A group or class of people who enjoy a superior status over others
  • Emancipation:
    The state of being set free, or granted rights equal to others who already enjoy them; the freeing of slaves from slavery
  • Enfranchisement :
    Being granted political rights, especially the right to vote
  • Enlightenment, The :
    Name given to European 18th century period/movement whose thinkers and writers believed that reason could combat superstition,ignorance and tyranny and establish a better world order.
  • Enslavement :
    To make a slave of a person; being held in captivity, slavery
  • Estate :
    Traditionally a large area of land, used for agriculture, centred on a large house, owned by one person or family
  • Evangelical:
    Of, or according to, the Christian gospel; often conservative Protestant Christianity; feeling the need to carry the Christian faith to others

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