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Abolition of Slavery

Syllabus of the Subject: Abolitionist Movements. Abolition of Slavery.

American Quakers were the first to condemn Slavery and slave trade.

Some protagonists of abolitionism:

  1. Quakers
  2. William Wilberforce
  3. Harriet Tubman
  4. Frederick Douglass
  5. Victor Schoelcher
  6. Olaudah Equiano, an African slave and author of an autobiography (1789)
  7. Society of the Friends of the Blacks (Paris, London - 1787)
  8. Slaves of Santo Domingo (French colony). 1793: Abolition of Slavery. Toussaint Louverture
  9. Haitian Revolution
  10. Henry David Thoreau

Three key economic factors:

  1. Adam Smith (British economist): a free worker is more profitable than an slave
  2. European competition of sugar-cane
  3. Opening of the Asian markets (England)
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Description: Struggles against the Slave Trade and Slavery

Chronology of the abolition:

The abolition of Slavery lasted two hundred years, beginning in 1793 in Santo Domingo. The last country to abolish slavery in 1992 was Pakistan.

  1. Santo Domingo (1793)
  2. United States. 1794: Prohibition of the slave trade (ineffectively). 1863: Abolition of Slavery. 4 millions slaves released
  3. England. 1807: prohibition of the slave trade. 1833: emancipation of the slaves (Abolition Bill)
  4. Foundation of Sierra Leone (1787)
  5. Denmark (1803). Entered into force in 1848.
  6. Haiti: 1804
  7. Trafficking in slaves continued (United States, Brazil, colonies of the Caribbean)
  8. Prussia (1807)
  9. Netherlands (1814)
  10. Congress of Vienna (1815)
  11. Santo Domingo (1822)
  12. Foundation of Liberia (1822) by the United States with released Blacks
  13. France (1848): Decree of suppression of the slavery. Victor Schoelcher
  14. Canada (1834 - Abolition)
  15. Latin America. Black slaves recruited as soldiers to fight against Spain: Venezuela (1816, Simon Bolívar), Cuba, Chile (1823)
  16. Costa Rica, Honduras, Panama, Belize, El Salvador, Guatemala (1824)
  17. Bolivia (1826)
  18. Mexico (1829)
  19. Nicaragua (1836)
  20. Uruguay and Paraguay (1842)
  21. Tunisia (1846)
  22. Danish Virgin Islands (1846)
  23. Martinique, Guadalupe, French Guyana, Reunion (1848)
  24. Brazil (1850). However, trafficking in slaves continued until 1888
  25. Colombia and Ecuador (1851)
  26. Argentina (1853)
  27. Venezuela, Jamaica and Peru (1854)
  28. Russia (1861)
  29. Spain (1866)
  30. Portugal (1869)
  31. Puerto Rico (1873)
  32. Turkey (1876)
  33. Cuba (1886)
  34. Korea (1894)
  35. Madagascar (1896)
  36. Kenya (1907)
  37. China (1910)
  38. Morocco (1922)
  39. Afghanistan (1923)
  40. Nepal (1926)
  41. Iran (1928)
  42. Bahrain (1937)
  43. Ethiopia (1942)
  44. Kuwait (1949)
  45. Qatar (1952)
  46. Saudi Arabia and Yemen (1962)
  47. Oman (1970)
  48. Mauritania (1981)
  49. Pakistan (1992)

United Nations

  1. Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948)
  2. Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons and Exploitation of the Prostitution of Others (1949)
  3. Supplementary Convention on the Abolition of Slavery (1956)
  4. Working Group on Contemporary Forms of Slavery (1974)

The United Nations (UN) and the International Labour Organisation (ILO) consider that contemporary slavery and forced labour, particularly of children, affecting at least 200 to 250 million people.

The Volume VI (Africa in the 19th century until 1880) of the UNESCO General History of Africa analyse the abolition of Slavery.

More information (UNESCO): routes of the slave.

African Civilisation.

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Slave trade Slavery

William Wilberforce (British Abolitionist) struggle against slavery

Harriet Tubman (The “Moses of the black people,” Abolitionist)

Doctorate: History of Africa 19th century 1880

Victor Schoelcher (French Humanist and Abolitionist, Catholic)

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