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Historical Events in August 1834

UKBritain Abolishes the Slave Trade

Aug 1 Slavery Abolition Act 1833 comes into effect, abolishes slavery throughout the British Empire

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'Am I Not a Man and a Brother?' emblem used by some abolitionists determined to end the slave trade in the British Empire
'Am I Not a Man and a Brother?' emblem used by some abolitionists determined to end the slave trade in the British Empire
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Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aug 17 Charles Darwin reaches the top of Campana in Chile during his voyage on the Beagle

Naturalist Charles Darwin
Naturalist
Charles Darwin