abolitionism

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the doctrine that calls for the abolition of slavery

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This consultation concerns: Memorial of the abolition of slavery in nantes - replacement of the glazing.
Dundas was the most powerful Scottish politician of his day, but is best known for delaying the abolition of slavery in 1792 when home secretary.
The decades-long alliance between the antislavery advocates Frederick Dougless and William Lloyd Garrison gave rise to the emergence of an abolitionist discourse that positioned the abolition of slavery at the center of a series of critical progressive social concerns through the first half of the 19th century, argues Anadolu-Okur, saying this is one account of the ways in which abolitionist discourse was shaped and put to the purposes of moral and democratic reforms.
Using interviews, photo archives, media coverage, advertisements, and web material, the book focuses on major Africa campaigns: the abolition of slavery, anti-apartheid, 'Drop the Debt', and 'Make Poverty History'.
Recalling our historic achievements, in 1783 our first democratic government was quickly followed in 1806 by the abolition of the slave trade, enforced by the British navy and the abolition of slavery in the British Empire in 1833.
Which novel by Harriet Beecher Stowe helped inspire the movement for the abolition of slavery in the USA?
As the beys and their trading partners rapidly discovered, these French and British diplomats also used the implicit threat of military and economic power to pursue moral agendas, such as the abolition of slavery in the 1830s and 1840s.
NEW YORK, Dec 2 (KUNA) -- There are more than 18 million people kept as slave laborers, UN Chief marked the International Day of Abolition of Slavery.
I had never heard of him but apparently he was involved in the abolition of slavery and associated with Earl Grey tea.
PM from 1830-34 when the Great Reform Act arrived, leading to the abolition of slavery.
As in his study of the first abolition of slavery (2010), Popkin's narrative highlights the contingent and indeterminate nature of these tumultuous events.
The International Day for the Abolition of Slavery recalls the date of the adoption by the General Assembly, of the United Nations Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons and of the Exploitation of the Prostitution of Others of 2 December 1949.
ISLAMABAD -- International day for Abolition of Slavery 2013 will be observed on December 2 with focus on eradicating contemporary forms of slavery.
Zdanowski (Institute of Mediterranean and Oriental Cultures, Polish Academy of Sciences) explores the involvement of Great Britain in the suppression of the slave trade and the abolition of slavery in the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf regions in the first half of the 20th century.
The Most Rev Justin Welby said at a service in Canterbury Cathedral advances such as the abolition of slavery, improvements in working conditions in the 19th century and the creation of the NHS had been established as a result of "Christ-liberated courage".