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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 most interesting page I found in Livingstone’s book was on page 487. I found this page interesting because it has illustrations of different types of hairstyles worn by African men and women. The reason I found this page so interesting is…

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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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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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This copy of The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave was printed during the original release date of the autobiography (1845). The worn cover features an interesting design as well as the title of the autobiography printed…

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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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In the novel, Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Harriet Beecher Stowe wanted to portray the evils of slavery to society. Through the English artist George Cruikshank’s illustrations of Uncle Tom’s Cabin, the viewer is able to actually picture, through a…

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This image is a part of a letter from Granville Sharp for the abolition of slavery. What’s interesting about this letter and this page specifically is the fact that you can see how he analyzed Latin phrases and their meaning to justify what was…

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This pamphlet was written by Granville Sharp, a British man who advocated for the ending of slavery in Britain because he believed the power that planters had over slaves was corrupting the planters. This pamphlet was specifically written to propose…

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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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