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A major cause of depopulation in Nigeria in the 18th century was


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A major cause of depopulation in Nigeria in the 18th century was

Options

A) the trans-Atlantic slave trade

B) the trans-Saharan trade

C) human sacrifice

D) inter-ethnic warfare.

The correct answer is A.

Explanation:

The Trans-Saharan Trade which had been on for many centuries included several articles of trade of which slaves were later added; human sacrifice was only carried on a very small scale; interethnic warfare took place majorly in the nineteenth century.


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    Trans-Atlantic slave trade is the correct answer

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  • The Trans-Saharan Trade which had been on for many centuries included several articles of trade of which slaves were later added; human sacrifice was only carried on a very small scale; interethnic warfare took place majorly in the nineteenth century.

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