Why Did The Quakers End Slavery

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In 1774 and 1776 in England the Quakers proposed their reasons for ending slavery such as stating that slavery was cruel, inhumane and unjust, slaves were dehumanized and humiliated and were not regarded as human being but as part of estate stock and that the slaves were not provided with sufficient food, clothing , housing and medical care which often led to deaths due to diseases. Their proposals were disregarded because the slave trade had become a necessity to every nation in Europe allowing them to continue making great profits.

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