The Fight to Abolish Slavery in the UK 2
A sugar boycott was organized by Elizabeth Heyrick in Leicester to protest against slavery.

The Fight to Abolish Slavery in the UK 2

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Granville Sharp was one of the founder members of the Society for the Abolition of the Slave Trade. The first Anti-Slavery Society was formed in the UK in 1787. A successor organization was formed in 1839, committed to worldwide abolition. This continues today as Anti-Slavery International.

Try our second History quiz on the fight to abolish slavery.

What was the slogan of the Society for the Abolition of the Slave Trade?
Am I not a man and a brother
Live and let live
Men are born equal
Souls without chains
Who organized a sugar boycott in Leicester to protest against slavery?
Amelia Jackson
Elizabeth Heyrick
Patience Sturgess
Sarah Cahill
Which runaway slave was legally set free, thanks to Granville Sharp?
Jackson Short
Jeremy Tall
Jonathan Strong
Joshua Stout
His owner recaptured him at first
1791 saw a huge slave revolt on which island?
St Domingue
St Kitts
The island later became known as Haiti
Who lead the rebels on St Domingue?
Antoine L'Oratorio
Etienne Symphonique
Louvain L'Orchestre
Toussaint L'Ouverture
The island belonged to France at that time
An 1831 slave uprising on Jamaica was lead by .......
Arthur Knight
Charles Payne
Matthew Chalmers
Samuel Sharpe
This revolt helped to end British slavery
Anti-abolitionists thought that freed slaves would .......
attack their former owners
kill anti-abolitionists
refuse to work and become lazy
set fire to plantations
The British slave trade was abolished in which year?
TRADE was abolished throughout the British Empire but not slavery itself
Slavery itself was abolished in all British colonies in which decade?
Following abolition, what did the slave owners receive?
Death threats
They were given money for their lost slaves
Author:  Jan Crompton

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