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Protectorate Treaty Between France and Morocco

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This is a copy of the Treaty of Fez which was signed between France and the Moroccan sultan making Morocco a French protectorate. This started stricter views on slavery in Morocco.

The Khalifate of the West : being a general description of Morocco

The section is an excerpt going into the horrors of slavery in Morocco and how the European powers had ignored what was going on around them. Talks about presenting the anti-slavery view to the court of Morocco.

Excerpts from The Khalifate of the West: being a general description of Morocco

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Originally from, Edmund Sturge, a Quaker and advocate for abolition.The letter in Donald Mackenzie's book addressed Sturge's plea to the Sultan of Morocco to outlaw slavery in the region.


Declaration of the Anti-slavery Convention

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This text shows how abolitionists were spreading there message and what they were trying to accomplish.

Excerpts from The Annual Monitor for 1894, or Obituary of the Members of the Society of Friends in Great Britain and Ireland, for the year 1893.

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The excerpts from the obituary gave detailed information about the works that Edmund did as an activist for abolition especially through his societies.

An Ordinance for the Government of the Territory of the United States North-West of the River Ohio

A document that sets the standards for admitting new states into the union. It also prohibits slavery in the expanded tarritories.

Abraham Lincoln and his Emancipation Proclamation

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Stylized text of the Emancipation Proclamation which was issued by Abraham Lincoln in 1863 and freed slaves in the Confederacy.

Exposition of the Views of the Baptists Relative to the Colored Population

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Rev. Richard Furman communicates with the Governor of South Carolina about the topic of slavery arguing the Baptist side of the notion of abolition.

John Wesley Preaching to Indians in 1913

John Wesley, the co-founder of the Methodist church had religious influence in England and was well known for his desire to preach to the Indians which was his main goal for coming to Georgia.

The Dred Scott decision: opinion of Chief Justice Taney

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Excerpt explaining the decision of the Dred Scott case.