tens of thousands of people (both soldiers and civilians) were killed in the conquest of jerusalem. the crusaders themselves suffered; historians estimate that only one in 20 survived to even reach the holy land. it is estimated that 1.7 million people died in total.
the geographic location of new orleans made it, along with savannah, an ideal center of the slave trade in the united states.
new orleans sits on the mississippi on the gulf of mexico. as a result, ships carrying slaves could go from anywhere in the world and have access to the river systems of middle america where slaves were being used.
a, c, and d i think bc i got that one
is the spanish word for "estate," (similar to the roman “villa”). this was a type of plantation, or other economic activity, in spain's "new world" colonies.