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Building an International Conscience: Great Britain and the Atlantic Slave Trade

@inproceedings{Ellis2008BuildingAI,
  title={Building an International Conscience: Great Britain and the Atlantic Slave Trade},
  author={M. L. Ellis},
  year={2008}
}
William Wilberforce wept. The crusade to end the British slave trade that had required so much effort from Wilberforce, Thomas Clarkson and other members of the Society for the Abolition of the Slave Trade over the past twenty years was at long last accomplished. The House of Commons concluded its deliberations on the measure to abolish the slave trade on February 23, 1807. But what occurred in the House that day could hardly be called debate as member after member rose to affirm his support… Expand

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