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Emancipation of Children of Slaves in German East Africa

Bernard von Bülow,
Reich Chancellor of the German Reich

An ordinance issued by the Reich Chancellor (equivalent to Prime Minister) of the German Reich, Bernard von Bülow, in December 1904 provided that all children born to slaves in Deutsch Ostafrika (German East Africa), now comprising Rwanda, Burundi and the mainland of Tanzania, from January 1, 1906 would be free.


 

 

 

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British campaign against slavery

Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton (1786-1846)

Thomas Clarkson  (1760-1845)

Granville Sharp (1735-1813)

Slave Trade Act 1807

Slave Trade Act 1843

Slavery Abolition Act 1833

Joseph Sturge (1793-1859)

William Wilberforce  (1759-1833)


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Vermont

Harriet Beecher Stowe

Uncle Tom's Cabin

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American Civil War

13th Amendment to the Bill of Rights


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