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A Vindication of the Use of Sugar is a relatively short, 22-page long pamphlet. 1792, the time of the work’s publication, has been an era with increasing slavery in the British colonies, as well as emerging arguments for abolition. It is baffling…

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The picture I chose is a page that sums of the view of this book and the people who wrote it. The main point in this page is that Africa would be better if it was colonized. This articles pushes for the Africa to be civilized and Christianized. What…

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I found this page from Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Sunny Memories of Foreign Lands particularly interesting because it’s focus is on encountering a castle, something we didn’t really discuss in class. The image illustrated on the page is authentic…

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This pamphlet was an essential part of the British Abolition movement. It reflected the religious beliefs of the Quakers that slavery was immoral, and called upon Parliament to abolish it. Published in 1784, it was on the earlier side of the British…

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This edition of Oroonoko: A Tragedy was published in London in 1791 by John Bell in a collection called Tragedies. The size of the book is about the size of the palm of a hand, and it is approximately 1.2 inches thick, which is a typical travel size…

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David Livingstone was a Scottish missionary and one of the greatest English explorers who had crossed the African continent during the mid-19th century. This book was intriguing because it contains the last journals of David Livingstone in central…

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Dr. Livingstone was a Scottish missionary who explored South Africa. My image is a map showing the path that he took while trying to convert Africans to Christianity. It's interesting to see just how much he traveled and saw as well as how much of…

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In the book Three Months in Jamaica by Henry Whiteley, the author recounts the time he spent in the West Indies and what noticed while he was there. During his stay, he witnessed the cruelty slaves had to endure while they worked on the plantations…

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The book is interesting because Fredrick Douglass was a prominent anti-slavery figure during the American Civil War still avidly studied today, although we know little of his life story. The opening of the book is letters written by William Lloyd…

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The book containing the “Address to the people of Maryland” contains works from several different writers or people of power during the 18th Century such as Granville Sharp. Granville Sharp’s letter features at the end of the article but…
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