THE QUAKERS AND THE ABOLUTION MOVEMENT

A Christian denomination known as the Society of Friends, better known as the Quakers, were compelled by their religious convictions to end slavery. As a result of their endless work, they helped end slavery in Britain. Aside from a short-lived abolition in France during the French revolution, Britain became the first country to end slavery in all its colonies. More on their achievements in the following posts.


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