Historian Michael Taylor discusses the resistance of the British establishment to the ending of the slave trade. A fascinating perspective on how the abolition of slavery was viewed in Britain in the years prior to it occuring.

Or you can read the full story of how Britain got the slave owners to agree to abolition here: Slavery Compensation: Who Got Paid?

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