The end of slavery

A look at the end of the slave trade.

The influence of religion on the abolitionist movement

How Christian emancipators raised awareness about the realities of slavery.

The role of William Wilberforce in the abolition of slavery

William Wilberforce's efforts to end slavery through Parliament.

The role of Zachary Macaulay in the abolition of slavery

Zachary Macaulay's role in the abolition movement.

The slave revolt in Haiti

How the slave revolt in Haiti affected the abolition movement.

The triangular slave trade

A brief description of the triangular trade route.

Wealth created by British slave traders

How social and economic benefits generated by the slave trade affected Scotland and Europe

Working class and women abolitionists

The place of the working class in Scotland and of women in the abolitionist movement.

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