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 Comm...
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!
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  1. 1. Slavery and Slave Trade
  2. 2. In Britain • Quakers were the first religious group to combat slavery
  3. 3. John Newton • Wrote the hymn “Amazing Grace” • Former slave-ship captain • Became outspoken critic of slavery
  4. 4. John Newton
  5. 5. 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
  6. 6. William Wilberforce
  7. 7. In America • William Lloyd Garrison – Editor of the newspaper The Liberator – A famous abolitionist
  8. 8. • Frederick Douglas – Former slave – Famous abolitionist
  9. 9. France • Napoleon revived slavery when he became the First Consul • Ended in 1804
  10. 10. Muslim World • Several million live in slavery TODAY!

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