William Wilberforce's Speech of the 12 Resolutions, Given to the House of Commons on May 12th, 1789

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Title

William Wilberforce's Speech of the 12 Resolutions, Given to the House of Commons on May 12th, 1789

Subject

slavery, arguments against slavery, England

Description

Given in 1789, after William Wilberforce's conversion to Evangelical Christianity and even later abolitionist conversion but years before his first success the Slave Trade Acts, William Wilberforce gave this speech outlining every current (1789) argument against the slave trade and slavery.

Creator

William Wilberforce

Date

May 12th, 1789

Contributor

Ben Richardson

Rights

Public Domain

Format

Text

Language

English

Type

Speech

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Citation

William Wilberforce, “William Wilberforce's Speech of the 12 Resolutions, Given to the House of Commons on May 12th, 1789,” Enlightenmens, accessed January 30, 2023, http://enlightenmens.lmc.gatech.edu/items/show/744.

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