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Art of Quakers holding goods, while dark skinned natives bring more to them
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18th-Century Quakers Led Sugar Boycott To Protest Against Slavery

In the 1780s, British and American Quakers launched an extensive and unprecedented propaganda campaign against slavery and slave-labor products. Their goal of creating a broad nondenominational antislavery movement culminated in a boycott of slave-grown sugar in 1791 supported by nearly a half-million Britons.

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