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CLIP 3891

Influence of religion on the abolition movement

Influence of religion on the abolition movement

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Key Info
  • Influence of religion on the abolition movement
  • Duration: 00:51
  • A look at the place of Christian emancipators such as Scotland's James Ramsay in raising awareness about the realities of slavery. Christian emancipators such as Ramsay saw the exploitation of human beings for profit as unjust and evil.
  • Subject:




  • Keywords: religion, emancipation, James Ramsay, Christian, slaves, plantation, exploitation, Scotland, history
Ideas for use in class
  • The clip can be linked to the involvement of religion in other historical events.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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