- Modern slavery
- Sugar world
- Gold world
- The transport
- The market
- The trader
- The quilombo of Palmares
- Black woman
- Black Children
exhaustion of the mines of gold in the central area of Brazil, the next Brazilian product
of international expression was the coffee. Thousands of slaves migrated with their
masters to the lands of the southeast. With the high profitability of the coffee, many
other brought slaves from Africa arriving in Brazilian ports, and that became the most
lucrative activity of the colony.
The slave of the culture of coffee retaked the same routine of the times of the sugar. It
returned to the slave quarters and they started to work from sunrise to sunset under the
vigil of the feitor.
In 1850, in the middle of development of the culture of coffee, the slaves' traffic was
prohibited. This rule was fruit of international pressures, but mainly of the
unsustainable relationship that had been created between afraid masters and slaves ,
because the resistance increased . Even so, the law of the traffic, didn't impede that
more slaves entered in the colony to supply the needs of the coffee plantations. In that
period the smuggling became a constant in the ports of Brazil.