Commercial goods from Europe were shipped to Africa for sale and traded for enslaved Africans. Africans were in turn brought to the regions depicted in blue, in what became known as the "Middle Passage". African slaves were then traded for raw materials, which were returned to Europe to complete the "Triangular Trade".
Indentured Servants in Colonial Virginia. Indentured servants were men and women who signed a contract (also known as an indenture or a covenant) by which they agreed to work for a certain number of years in exchange for transportation to Virginia and, once they arrived, food, clothing, and shelter.
African Diaspora is the term commonly used to describe the mass dispersion of peoples from Africa during the Transatlantic Slave Trades, from the 1500s to the 1800s. This Diaspora took millions of people from Western and Central Africa to di?erent regions throughout the Americas and the Caribbean.
Largest African diaspora populations
Cities with the highest percentage of Blacks or African-Americans
|City||Total Population||Black or African American, alone or with other races|
|Miami Gardens, FL||107,167||3|
States with the highest percentages of White Americans, as of 2007:
- Vermont 96.2%
- Maine 95.5%
- New Hampshire 95.0%
- West Virginia 94.3%
- Iowa 92.9%
- Idaho 92.1%
- Wyoming 91.6%
- Minnesota 90.94%
Percentage Of African-American Population By State
|Rank||US States With The Largest Relative African American Populations||Alone Or In Combination With Other Races, Per 2010 US Census|
|1||District of Columbia||50.7% African American|
|2||Mississippi||37.3% African American|
|3||Louisiana||32.4% African American|
|4||Georgia||31.4% African American|
|50||Washington, D. C.||601,723|
In other words, you're more likely to bump into a millionaire in Maryland than in any other state. The second highest state for per-capita millionaires was New Jersey, where 7.49 percent of its households are millionaires. Connecticut ranked third, with a millionaire ratio of 7.32 percent of total households.
Top 9 States With The Most Billionaires
- California. Home to Silicon Valley and a wealth of celebrities that reside in the Los Angeles area, it's not surprising that this state tops the list for the most billionaires in America.
- New York.
Maryland has more millionaire households per capita than any other state, according to new research. It had 169,287 households with investible assets of $1 million or more, or about 7.7 percent of the state's households in 2013, according to a study from Phoenix Marketing International, a wealth research firm.
Countries with the most millionaires
|Country||Number of millionaires|
|United States||15.7 million|
|United Kingdom||2.4 million|
A record number of Americans are now millionaires, new study shows. There are more millionaires than ever in the United States. As of the end of 2016, there were a record 10.8 million millionaires nationwide, according to a new study from Spectrem Group's Market Insights Report 2017.
Nigerian cement tycoon Aliko Dangote is still the richest black person in the world, with a fortune estimated at $12.2 billion. He is followed by Saudi-Ethiopian construction magnate Mohammed Al-Amoudi, who is worth $8.4 billion.
There are over 1,500 billionaires worldwide — here are the 14 countries where the world's richest people live. There are 1,542 billionaires in the world, according to a new report by UBS. More than 560 billionaires live in the US — the most of any country — and they control the most wealth.
That'd put Putin within striking distance of Bill Gates, who according to Bloomberg is the world's richest man with an estimated net worth of $84 billion. One less credible critic says Putin's real worth could be as high as $200 billion.
- Shah Rukh Khan: $38M. Americans may not know his name, but Shah Rukh Khan is a Bollywood superstar.
- Tom Cruise: $43M. Tom Cruise is still cashing in on action movies.
- Robert Downey Jr.: $48M. Robert Downey Jr.
- Jackie Chan: $49M.
- Adam Sandler: $50.5M.
- Vin Diesel: $54.5M.
- Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson: $65M.
- Mark Wahlberg: $68M.
6 Celebrities With Startlingly Low Net Worths
- Mike Tyson. The former heavyweight champion of the world (and sometimes ear biter) was once worth about $300 million at the height of his career, according to Celebrity Networth.
- Lindsay Lohan.
- Chris Tucker.
- Teresa Giudice.
- Pamela Anderson.
- Gary Busey.
10 of the Richest Actresses of All Time
- Jennifer Aniston. Net Worth: $150 million each.
- Angelina Jolie. Net Worth: $160 million.
- Julia Roberts. Net Worth: $170 million.
- Victoria Principa. Net Worth: $200 million.
- Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Net Worth: $200 million.
- Sandra Bullock. Net Worth: $200 million.
- Jessica Alba. Net Worth: $350 million.
- Jami Gertz. Net Worth: $2 billion.