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  • Hausa :
    Hausa people are members of an ethnic group from areas of Nigeria and Niger, in West Africa, who share a common culture and language
  • Hierarchy :
    A system of ranking or ordering people or things where levels, grades or status are each ranked one above the other
  • Hold:
    Part of the inside of a ship used for cargo
  • Holocaust :
    From the Greek word meaning 'burnt offering', it is primarily used to refer to the Nazi extermination of Jewish (and other) people in central Europe during World War II
  • Homeward Passage :
    The third stage in the Transatlantic Slave Trade, with ships carrying items grown or made in the Caribbean or the Americas, such as sugar or tobacco, to Europe to sell (see also Return Passage)
  • Homogenous :
    Of the same kind or nature
  • Human rights :
    Universal rights to which every person is entitled, by a moral standard that stands above the laws of any individual nation

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