Today In History- March 25

Today In History- March 25

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The Slave Trade Act becomes law, abolishing the slave trade in the British Empire.

Slave trade abolished in British Empire.

  • London, England

Following years of controversial human trade activity, on Mar. 25, 1807, the Slave Trade Act was passed, abolishing the slave trade in the British Empire.  The act was influential in the global empire established by the British Empire, and led to changing policy in other nations.


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