The Abolitionist Campaigns

1

Who was William Wilberforce?

2

Why did the abolitionists try to end the slave trade rather than all slavery?

3

When did William Wilberforce present a Bill to Parliament which was then defeated by 163 votes to 88?

4

How did the British public show their disapproval of the slave trade in the early 1790s?

5

What did John Newton do for the abolitionists?

6

Who was Granville Sharp?

7

How did Josiah Wedgewood help the abolitionists?

8

What work did Thomas Clarkson do for the abolitionists?

9

How did the French Revolution affect the abolition of the slave trade?

10

When did Parliament finally ban the slave trade?