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Extract from an Admiralty document of 1850 on ways to stop the slave trade
(Catalogue ref: ADM 7/606)
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Catalogue ref: ADM 7/606; document on ways to stop the slave trade, 1850
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Study this source carefully.
1 What impression does this source give of life in the British empire in terms of the following issues:
  • the campaign against slavery?
  • the methods used to stop the slave trade?
  • the commitment of the British to stopping the slave trade?
2 Explain whether you think this source gives a positive or negative view of the empire.

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