Essays Tagged: "William Wilberforce"

The Abolishment Of Slavery Act 1833

lavery. This continues for hundreds of years for the accumulation of wealth. One british man called William Wilberforce learned that the British public did not understand the evilness and hurt that sl ... This was something that was happening a very long way away from Briton and they didn't understand. William on the other hand, did not think like other people and found out about the poor lives of sla ...

(2 pages) 41 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Phenomenon of Slavery In American And Abolitionist

's Whig government in 1833. This was a great result for the many slave trade demonstrators, such as William Wilberforce and Thomas Clarkson, who had been part of the Anti-Slavery Society from 1923 and ... every English county represented. (612)Back in Britain, through the influence and high standing of William Wilberforce who helped lead the mass petition, the House of Commons resulted by 230 votes to ...

(7 pages) 20 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers

"Outline the character and achievements of William Wilberforce. Why is his name so well-known today?"

William Wilberforce's greatest and most important political achievement was his long but successful ... was not an easy one. Wilberforce tried and failed several times before the bill was finally passed.William achieved the abolishment of the slave trade, with the passing of the bill, in 1807. He remai ... ers, cards, and gambling. In February 1785, Wilberforce returned to England temporarily, to support William Pitt's proposals for parliamentary reforms. He rejoined the party in Genoa, Italy, from wher ...

(2 pages) 2454 0 0.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Amazing Grace

hange the course of history. It reminded me that it is possible to do great things with one's life. William Wilberforce's faith and determination really challenged me to evaluate my own life and gave ... alities of the world we live in.Before viewing this movie I am sad to say that I had never heard of William Wilberforce and knew nothing about how the British abolished slavery. Honestly, I am ashamed ...

(3 pages) 0 0 0.0 Sep/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays