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  1. 1. Y SLAVERY
  2. 2. TRIANGULAR SLAVE TRADE By the eighteenth century, Great Britain was reaping monumental financial rewards from the transatlantic slave trade
  4. 5. TRIANGULAR SLAVE TRADE <ul><li>Slavers were taken to the americas for plantation crops that then were transported for sale and consumption in Europe. </li></ul>
  5. 6. SLAVERY INTERESTING FOR ENGLAND To England was interested in the slavery because that ascended the nation's wealth.
  6. 7. AGAINST SLAVERY In the late eighteenth century, however, Quakers and other religious leaders began to change attitudes toward slavery by drawing attention to the inhumanity and cruelty of the slave trade
  7. 8. Thomas Clarkson was one of the most importants characters against slavery. Clarkson along with Granville Sharpe, established the Society for the Abolition of the Slave Trade in 1787. THOMAS CLARKSON
  8. 9. He also developed powerful allies, such as M.P. William Wilberforce, who used his political influence to lobby for abolitionist causes in Parliament.
  9. 10. Clarkson, Granville, Wilberforce, and other activists began spreading their message. They published protest pamphlets, raised funds, and organized public lectures and rallies.
  10. 11. Twenty years later, in 1807, the founding Society for the Abolition of the Slave Trade get banned the slave trade in England .