Thank you for your patience and also sorry for the delayed answer.
Please do as the following:
First create a new blank page and the set the Template from the Page Attributes as you wish. In your case it is the Blog Archive 2. (See the attached screenshots for more info)
Next, choose your slider from Page Options -> Slider Settings -> Page Slider.
Then you need the set this page as your homepage from the Settings -> Reading and after that you are good to go.
Please let me know if this was helpful to you.
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