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War in France Intensifies, Interest in Slave Trade Diminishes

As the war with revolutionary France intensifies, public interest in the slave trade diminishes throughout Britain. The Abolition Society stops meeting.

The Sorrows of Yamba

Hannah More and Eaglesfield Smith publish The Sorrows of Yamba; or, The Negro Woman’s Lamentation as one of the Cheap Repository Tracts.

1795-1820 Religious Revivalism

During a period of religious revivalism, known as the “Second Great Awakening,” slaves convert to Christianity in large numbers for the first time.

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