Flashcards in Abolition of the Slave Trade Deck (27)
When was the slave trade abolished?
Who brought the bill to Parliament?
How many bills did Wilberforce take to Parliament before it was passed?
15 (including 1807)
What did Thomas Clarkson do?
Collected items about the slave trade in a box to support his argument
Who used their religious beliefs to JUSTIFY being a slave owner?
Which religious groups contributed to abolition?
Quakers, evangelists, Methodists and Unitarians
Who was an early leader of the Methodists?
Which evangelist group did Clarkson and Wilberforce belong to?
Which church's idea was to spread abolition message to working people?
What was the strongest anti-abolition group?
Society for Affecting Abolition of the Slave Trade
What religious groups made up the SFAAOTST?
9 Quakers and 3 evangelists
What did Josiah Wedgwood do?
Designed, manufactured and distributed abolition medallions. A humanitarian approach
How many petitions were presented to Parliament regarding abolition in 1792?
How many copies of the Quakers' anti-slavery petition were sold by 1784?
What year was the Haitian Revolution?
How much money did city Merchants in Liverpool lose due to the risky nature of investing in the slave trade?
Which act improved conditions (doctor on board, restrictions on slave quantity) on slave ships?
The Dolben Act, 1788
Whose presence gave the cause significant gravitas?
How many MPs were associated with the Society by 1800?
What percentage of slave ships had rebellions by the 1790s?
What profits would a slave owner receive per voyage?
Why did slavery wane towards the end of the 1700s?
Industrial revolution provided less risk and an alternative source of commerce
What did Clarkson publish in 1786?
Essay on the Slavery and Commerce of the Human Species
What did Equaino publish in 1789?
The Interesting Narrative of the Live of Oludah Equiano
How many branches of the Society did Clarkson help found?
What did the 1799 Slave Regulation Act achieve?
Secured terms of Dolben Act (1788) permanently