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    • Slavery and Slave Trade
    • In Britain • Quakers were the first religious group to combat slavery
    • John Newton • Wrote the hymn “Amazing Grace” • Former slave-ship captain • Became outspoken critic of slavery
    • John Newton
    • William Wilberforce • Member of Parliament • Lead the effort to abolish slavery in the British empire • Supported the Committee for the Abolition of the Slave Trade
    • William Wilberforce
    • In America • William Lloyd Garrison – Editor of the newspaper The Liberator – A famous abolitionist
    • • Frederick Douglas – Former slave – Famous abolitionist
    • France • Napoleon revived slavery when he became the First Consul • Ended in 1804
    • Muslim World • Several million live in slavery TODAY!