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speech of William Wilberforce ... on Wednesday the 13th of May, 1789

William Wilberforce

speech of William Wilberforce ... on Wednesday the 13th of May, 1789

on the question of the abolition of the slave trade ... : To which are added, the resolutions then moved, and a short sketch of the speeches of the other members.

by William Wilberforce

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Published by sold by J. Walter [etc.] in London .
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  12 May, , House of Commons, Westminster, England. When I consider the magnitude of the subject which I am to bring before the House—a subject, in which the interests, not of this country, nor of Europe alone, but of the whole world, and of posterity, are involved: and when I think, at the same time, on the weakness of the advocate who has undertaken this great cause—when these. from William Wilberforce, “Speech to the House of Commons,” 13 May , (BABL B: ) Anna Laetitia Barbauld, “Epistle to William Wilberforce, Esq., on the Rejection of the Bill for Abolishing the Slave Trade, , (BABL B: ) Added Materia l: An (Incomplete) Timeline of British Slavery and Abolition. Wednesday, September 12th.


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William Wilberforce's Abolition Speech This page contrasts extracts from two accounts of William Wilberforce's famous abolition speech, delivered in the House of Commons on Tuesday 12 May In the eighteenth century, unlike today, there was no Offical Record of speeches made to Parliament.

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The Speech of William Wilberforce, Esq., Representative for the County of York, on Wednesday the 13th of May,on the Question of the Abolition of the Slave Trade: To Which Are Added, the Resolutions Then Moved, and a Short Sketch of the Speeches /5(). William Wilberforce (24 August – 29 July ) was a British politician, philanthropist, and a leader of the movement to abolish the slave trade.A native of Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshire, he began his political career ineventually becoming an independent Member of Parliament (MP) for Yorkshire (–).

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William Wilberforce speech against the Slave Trade. From ‘Debate on Mr. Wilberforce’s Resolutions respecting the Slave Trade’ in William Cobbett, The Parliamentary History of the Norman Conquest in to the year36 vols (London: T. Curson Hansard, ), 28 (), cols [Cols ]. The Speech of William Wilberforce, Esq., Representative for the County of York, on Wednesday the 13th of May,on the Question of the Abolition of the Slave Trade.

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on the 13th of May, William Wilberforce, Parliamentary Speech ( ) It became apparent, however, that there was neither the political nor the popular will to banish slavery outright, so Wilberforce began by campaigning only against the slave trade, feeling this could be more easily achieved (it.

The speech of William Wilberforce, Esq., representative for the county of York, on Wednesday the 13th of May,on the question of the abolition of the slave trade by William Wilberforce First published in A Practical View by William Wilberforce and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at It would last a full 18 years and culminate in Britain's Abolition of the Slave Trade Act, which came into force years ago William Wilberforce's Abolition Speech This page contrasts extracts from two accounts of William Wilberforce's famous abolition speech, delivered in the House of Commons on Tuesday 12 May The Speech of William Wilberforce, Representative for the County of York, on Wednesday the 13th of May,on the Question of the Abolition of the Slave Trade by William Wilberforce The Illustrated Life of the Flehartys by George Fleharty.

William Wilberforce, the son of a wealthy merchant, was born in Hull in William’s father died when he was young, and for a time William was brought up by an uncle and aunt. William came under the influence of his aunt, who was a strong supporter of Reviews: 6. Student Handout: William Wilberforce William Wilberforce’s Abolition Speech, Source 2.

From The Morning Star, Wednesday, Mr. WILBERFORCE then called the attention of the House to what he was about to propose. He said that he rose with a confession of what operated in his mind relative to the abolition of the Slave Trade. WILLIAM WILBERFORCE'S SENTIMENTAL RHETORIC: PARLIAMENTARY REPORTAGE AND THE ABOLITION SPEECH OF BRYCCHAN CAREY On Tuesday, 12 MayWilliam Wilberforce rose before the British House of Commons and delivered a speech, calling for abolition of the slave trade, which was widely reported, reprinted, and circulated in accounts that.

William Wilberforce Speech - Horrors Of The Slave Trade Speech On the Horrors of the Slave Trade by William Wilberforce MP House of Commons 12 May In opening, concerning the nature of the slave trade, I need only observe that it is found by experience to be just such as every man who uses his reason would infallibly conclude it to be.

For my own part, so clearly am I convinced of the. The committee needed someone to represent their views in parliament.

In spite of some initial reluctance, William Wilberforce, MP for Hull, took up the campaign, and he made his first anti-slavery speech on 12 May Wilberforce became identified, along with Thomas Clarkson and Granville Sharp, as one of the leaders of the anti-slavery movement.

Eric Ervine. Professor Haspel. Rhetoric and Civic Life H. October 2, William Wilberforce: Abolition Speech The fight to end slavery in 18 th century Britain came to a turning point inwith the effective delivery of an abolitionist speech given by the well renowned British politician William Wilberforce.

Wilberforce, a longtime opponent to slavery through his life experiences. Hull and Wilberforce This summer I visited Hull and in Hull is the Wilberforce House.

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This collection comprises recordings of 17 historic speeches given to the UK House of Commons between and Readings are of speeches origninally given by parliamentarians including Oliver Cromwell, Edmund Burke, William Wilberforce, William.

Thomas Clarkson (28 March – 26 September ) was an English abolitionist, and a leading campaigner against the slave trade in the British helped found The Society for Effecting the Abolition of the Slave Trade (also known as the Society for the Abolition of the Slave Trade) and helped achieve passage of the Slave Trade Act ofwhich ended British trade in slaves.

SAMUEL WILBERFORCE (), English bishop, third son of William Wilberforce, was born at Clapham Common, London, on the 7th of September 0 Although a High Churchman Wilberforce held aloof from the Oxford movement, and in his divergence from the. Hague's new book is "William Wilberforce: The Life of the Great Anti-Slave Trade Campaigner." He joined us from New York last week when my voice was a little under the weather.

Thanks so much for. Where was the speech given. In British Parliament (London), in Why was the speech so good. Who was William Wilberforce. He clearly stated his purpose He was confident He included himself with his audience He accepted personal responsibility He did not vilify his opponents.

William Wilberforce, (born AugHull, Yorkshire, England—died JLondon), British politician and philanthropist who from was prominent in the struggle to abolish the slave trade and then to abolish slavery itself in British overseas possessions. He studied at St.

John’s College at the University of Cambridge, where he became a close friend of the future prime.Learn (William) Wilberforce with free interactive flashcards. Choose from 30 different sets of (William) Wilberforce flashcards on Quizlet.Never take the freedom that you have for granted.

The slave trade is a black mark on Western history, and it can come as somewhat of a shock that it wasn’t until the early 19th century that slavery was abolished in Britain. In a speech to the British Parliament in MayWilliam Wilberforce gave [ ].