Slave Trade Act 1824
Houses of Parliament, Palace of Westminster, London.
10 of the Slave
Trade Act 1824 made the slave trade a criminal
The Slave Trade
Act 1824 struck at insurance and mortgages of
enterprises engaged in the slave trade.
did not abolish slavery, but only prohibited British
ships being involved in the slave trade.
16 of the Slave Trade Act 1824 permitted slaves to be transported and, as a
consequence, slaves involved in the slave insurrection
in Demerara (in what is now the Co-operative Republic of
Guyana) were sentenced to penal servitude and
transported to Australia.
to other sites also dealing with the abolition of
slavery in the British Empire:
campaign against slavery
Thomas Fowell Buxton (1786-1846)
Trade Act 1807
Trade Act 1843
Abolition Act 1833
to pages dealing with the abolition of slavery in the
Amendment to the Bill of Rights
to pages dealing with the abolition of slavery in other
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slavery still exist?