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Abolition and Apprenticeship in the British Caribbean
A look at slavery and abolitionism in the Caribbean.
# 140112 | 1,250 words | 8 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in African-American Studies (Slavery)


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This paper examines the successful British colonization and economic exploitation of the Caribbean, which was built on the back of slave labor thus making the sugar plantations successful. Thanks to this human exploitation from Africa, Barbados and Jamaica, and later Trinidad, became valuable territories. The paper goes on to describe the British anti-slavery movement which was gathering force in Britain, and eventually led to the abolition of slavery.

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"The successful British colonization and economic exploitation of the Caribbean was built on the back of the slave labour that providing cheap labour, thus making the sugar plantations successful. Thanks to the gross human exploitation of slave labour, always black and usually from Africa, Barbados and Jamaica, and later Trinidad, became valuable territories. However, the British anti slavery movement was gathering force in Britain, and eventually led to the abolition of slavery. However, this was briefly replaced by the apprenticeship system, until finally slavery was truly abolished and the colonies had to find alternative labour. Some..."

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