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What are the similarities in Olaudah Equiano and William Bradford?
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Did Africa have slavery?
Yes. Slaves were brought on slave ships in terrible conditions to Britain. Many died on the way here itself. Many people were against it and it was eventually abolished. Some of the most famous abolitionists were Thomas Clarkson, Hannah More, Olaudah Equiano, Granville Sharp, Mary Prince, Elizabeth Hayrick and William Wilberforce. Mary Prince and Olaudah Equiano were slaves and both published books about their lives.
Who abolished the slave trade?