Die wirtschaftlichen und politischen Motive für die Abschaffung des britischen Sklavenhandels im Jahre 1806/1807, Volum 25,Edició 1

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Duncker & Humblot, 1906 - 120 pàgines
 

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Pàgina 27 - There is not a negro from the coast of Africa who does not, in this respect, possess a degree of magnanimity which the soul of his sordid master is too often scarce capable of conceiving. Fortune never exerted more cruelly her empire over mankind, than when she subjected those nations of heroes to the refuse of the jails of Europe, to wretches who possess the virtues neither of the countries which they come from, nor of those which they go to, and whose levity, brutality, and baseness, so justly...
Pàgina 25 - That this House, conceiving the African slave trade to be contrary to the principles of justice, humanity, and sound policy, will, with all practicable expedition, proceed to take effectual measures for abolishing the said trade, in such manner, and at such period, as may seem advisable.
Pàgina 90 - From these facts," they go on to say, " the House will be able to judge to what an alarming extent the distresses of the sugar planters have already reached, and with what accelerated rapidity they are now increasing; for the sugar estates lately brought to sale, and now in the Court of Chancery in this island and in England, amount to about one-fourth of the whole number of the colony.
Pàgina 40 - Man muß dem Herrn (König) mit Leib und Leben, mit Hab und Gut, mit Ehr und Gewissen dienen und alles daransetzen als die Seligkeit; die ist vor Gott, aber alles das andere muß mein sein.
Pàgina 351 - Beim Fabrikbetriebe erfüllt die Krisis mit Not und Elend einen einzigen Ort, bei der Hausindustrie wälzt ein ganzer Landstrich sich auf dem Schmerzenslager.
Pàgina 341 - Die Herabsetzung der Arbeitszeit für Frauen und die Erhöhung des Schutzalters für jugendliche Arbeiter in Fabriken.
Pàgina 24 - I wish more the latter.' He had to bequeath the completion of this work to his successors. Lord Grey (then Lord Howick) passed the Bill triumphantly through the Commons, and Lord Grenville with difficulty carried it to a final issue on the 25th of March, 1807, a few minutes before the Ministers resigned...
Pàgina 55 - Then the truth rame out : he was told by this minister, that England, with her colonies well stocked with negroes, and affording a large produce, might abolish the trade without inconvenience; but that France, with colonies ill stocked and deficient in produce, could not abolish it without conceding to us the greatest advantages and sustaining a proportionate loss.
Pàgina 90 - From their testimony it. appears, that since the year 1799, there has taken place a progressive deterioration in the situation of the planters, resulting from a progressive diminution of the price of sugar...
Pàgina 91 - ... brought before their eyes one grand and primary evil from which all the others are easily to be deduced; namely, the facility of intercourse between the hostile colonies and Europe under the American neutral flag, by means of which not only the whole of their produce is carried to a market, but at charges little exceeding those of peace, while the British planter is burdened with all the inconvenience, risk, and expense resulting from a state of war.

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