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The debate on a motion for the abolition of the slave trade

Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons.

The debate on a motion for the abolition of the slave trade

in the House of Commons on Monday, the second of April, 1792 reported in detail.

by Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons.

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Published by Printed by W. Woodfall in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Microfilm. London, England : World Microfilms, 1978. On 1 microfilm reel with other titles ; 35 mm. (Anti-slavery collection, 18th-19th centuries ; reel 13, v. 33, no. 1).

SeriesAnti-slavery collection, 18th-19th centuries ;, reel 13, v. 33, no. 1.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 82/534 (H)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination178 p.
Number of Pages178
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2973987M
LC Control Number84221585

During the s a powerful group of Whigs, including William Pitt, Charles James Fox and William Wilberforce tried to abolish the slave trade but they only succeeded in regulating conditions on British slave ships. Wilberforce () was the chief spokesman for the abolition of the slave trade in Parliament. The campaign did not succeed. The Debate on a Motion for the Abolition of the Slave-trade Call Number: Online - free - HathiTrust Discussion on American Slavery by George Thompson and Robert J. Breckinridge.

Britain’s involvement in the transatlantic slave trade started in the 16th century. Gradually, over time, people from all walks of life started to speak out against it. They formed a campaign called ‘Abolition’ which aimed to raise public awareness about the horrors of slavery and eventually to persuade the Members of Parliament that it.   Finally, Wilberforce’s perseverance was rewarded and the Abolition of the Slave Trade Act received royal assent on 25 March But Wilberforce’s efforts did not stop there. The Anti-Slavery society was created in and, for the rest of his life, he worked towards the total abolition of slavery.

Description: Paperback book, 'The Debate on a Motion for the Abolition of the Slave-Trade, In the House of Commons on Monday and Tuesday, April 18 , reported in detail' (printed by James Phillips & George Yard, London, ). The Society for Effecting the Abolition of the Slave Trade (or The Society for the Abolition of the Slave Trade) was a British abolitionist group, formed on 22 May , by twelve men who gathered together at a printing shop in Society worked to educate the public about the abuses of the slave trade; it achieved abolition of the international slave trade in , enforced by the.


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Published: () The speech of the Right Honourable William Pitt, on a motion for the abolition of the slave trade in the House of Commons, on. The Debate on a Motion for the Abolition of the Slave-trade, in the House of Commons, on Monday and Tuesday, April 18Reported in Detail Author: Great Britain.

Parliament. House of Commons. More than fifty years before the question of slavery launched the United States into the bloody turmoil of the American Civil War, Britain wrestled passionately with the same issues. A flood of pamphlets published by both abolitionists and slavery proponents fueled the debate, and they are now collected here in this fascinating volume in commemoration of the Abolition of the Slave Trade Act.

The case against Abolition. The campaign for an end to the slave trade, the Abolition campaign, was supported by many. However, there were also those who disagreed with the campaign, and supported the slave trade.

The merchants, traders and plantation owners who had a direct interest in the trade began to work against the Abolition campaign. Full text of "The Debate on a Motion for the Abolition of the Slave-trade, in the House of Commons, Monday the See other formats.

By the early s, “the British Empire was, overwhelmingly, an empire of soldiers and nearly a million Caribbean slaves” (Schama II, ).

Following passage of the Act for the Abolition of the British Slave Trade, most British colonies in. Buy The debate on a motion for the abolition of the slave-trade, in the House of Commons, on Monday and Tuesday, April 18reported in detail by Commons, Great Britain.

(ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Great Britain. Commons. Abolitionism in the United Kingdom was the movement in the late 18th and early 19th centuries to end the practice of slavery, whether formal or informal, in the United Kingdom, the British Empire and the world, including ending the Atlantic slave was part of a wider abolitionism movement in Western Europe and the Americas.

The buying and selling of slaves was made illegal across the. The Slave Trade Actofficially An Act for the Abolition of the Slave Trade, was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom prohibiting the slave trade in the British gh it did not abolish the practice of slavery, it did encourage British action to press other nation states to abolish their own slave uced by: William Grenville.

Phillips, James (fl. ) A Debate On A Motion For The Abolition Of the Slave-Trade, In the House of Commons. (Photo: National Museum of American History) Adam Hochschild’s bestselling book, Bury the Chains, describes the great debate in the British parliament regarding the abolition of the slave trade (not of slavery itself) in April It’s a historical moment that has fascinating relevance for the debates over “free speech” in the US : Merula Furtado.

Britain was at war with France and this made it difficult to oppose the proposal, without seeming unpatriotic. The bill was passed, limiting the Slave Trade by about a third and paving the way for the Abolition Act, which was finally passed on 25th Marchabolishing the Slave Trade in.

The slave trade was brutalising both to the slave and the slave holder, and I want to touch on that point before closing my remarks this afternoon. As well as the sheer brutality and cruelty of the Atlantic slave trade, which lasted more than years, it is important to stress how much it was part and parcel of British economic life for more.The debate on a motion for the abolition of the slave-trade in the House of Commons, on Monday the second of April,reported in detail.

Published: () Substance of a speech intended to have been made on Mr. Wilberforce's motion for the abolition of the slave trade, on Tuesday, April 3, Published: ().The Abolition of The Slave Trade. Home; Essays; Texts; Images; Maps; Timeline; Events; Search; [ SKIP PRELUDE ].