abolitionists

  1. JoanOfArc007

    Abolitionists and the Scramble for Africa

    The following articles provides a few examples of the many European Christians whom promoted the abolition of slavery in Africa in the 19th century. One of the chief justifications for this so-called 'scramble for Africa' was a desire to stamp out slavery once and for all. Shortly before...
  2. RidiculousName

    Abolitionists Views of African Americans

    Sometimes I wonder whether abolitionists considered black people to be entirely equal to themselves, or merely undeserving of slavery. Were there abolitionists who advocated for slavery as long as that slavery was kept within whatever bounds they felt were humane? How widely known was the...
  3. Robert165

    Were there any Southern Abolitionists?

    I'm in a debate on another forum and the topic of slavery/abolitionists came up. I assumed form hearing my whole life that "there were people on both sides of civil war who agree with and disagreed with slavery.... but after spending 20 minutes on google I can find no examples of southern...
  4. Sindane

    Abolitionists Oastler and Stephens, "Slavery?" and Prison

    The slavery abolitionists Richard Oastler and Joseph Rayner Stephens both went to prison for their beliefs. They campaigned tirelessly against slavery. They made popular speeches at the " monster meetings" of the 1830s . One meeting was said to have been attended by half a million people ...