LECTURE #7

The Slavery Debate in England



 

SITES OF
INTEREST

Wesley to Wilberforce: Thought Upon Slavery

Thomas Clarkson Manuscript

Maroon Archaeology

Maroons

WorldViews: Images of Africa

 


KEYWORDS
Maroon societies
Haitian Revolution
Mungo Park
AfricanAssociation
Wilberforce & Clarkson
Free slaves/Free sugar

 

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Cartoon: The Abolition of Slavery
as a benefit of the Revolution

1. The Inception of European Exploration in Africa

A. Pre-19th century views of Africa
B. Late 18th/Early 19th century images of Africa:
from commodity to marketplace

2. The anti-slavery movement in the New World

A. Slave rebellions
B. The Haitian Revolution

3. The Anti-slavery Movement in Britain

A. England’s conscience: religious and secular abolitionists
B. Capitalists against slavery: free sugar and free slaves

4. The [British] Abolition of Slavery

A. Abolition of the slave trade (1804)
B. Emancipation (1834)