The Atlantic slave trade, also known as the transatlantic slave trade, happened across the Atlantic Ocean from the 15th to 19th centuries after discovering the New World. During this trade, Africans were sold to Western European slave traders and were brought to America. Africans were snatched from their homes and brought to America to work in mines and plantations. Yes, it did boost the European economy, but it was considered a nightmare for Africans. Play this word search puzzle to know about the terms related to this trade.