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William Wilburforce-He mobilised 800 petitions, with almost a million signatures, for Abolition and compelled the British representative at the Congress of Vienna in 1814 to insist on Abolition being included in the international treaty. The obstructionism of some was swept aside when Napoleon returned from Elba and proclaimed the Abolition of the Slave Trade! No doubt a bid to win British favour.

William Wilburforce-He mobilised 800 petitions, with almost a million signatures, for Abolition and compelled the British representative at the Congress of Vienna in 1814 to insist on Abolition being included in the international treaty. The obstructionism of some was swept aside when Napoleon returned from Elba and proclaimed the Abolition of the Slave Trade! No doubt a bid to win British favour.

António de Saldanha da Gama, Count of Porto Santo was a Portuguese plenipotentiary at the Congress of Vienna in 1815. [1][2] While at the Congress he signed a number of treaties and documents on behalf of Prince Regent John of Portugal including the Declaration of the Powers, on the Abolition of the Slave Trade, on 8 February 1815.

António de Saldanha da Gama, Count of Porto Santo was a Portuguese plenipotentiary at the Congress of Vienna in 1815. [1][2] While at the Congress he signed a number of treaties and documents on behalf of Prince Regent John of Portugal including the Declaration of the Powers, on the Abolition of the Slave Trade, on 8 February 1815.

Black American GIs Park Street Bristol - During World War II  During the Second World War, a large number of American troops were stationed in or near Bristol. They included black soldiers, who were based in Muller’s Orphanage on Ashley Down in Bristol. Bristol people were on the whole friendly towards the American soldiers, including the black soldiers. The white American soldiers were horrified to see white women dancing with black men. But there was no racism in Bristol’s institutions at…

Black American GIs Park Street Bristol - During World War II During the Second World War, a large number of American troops were stationed in or near Bristol. They included black soldiers, who were based in Muller’s Orphanage on Ashley Down in Bristol. Bristol people were on the whole friendly towards the American soldiers, including the black soldiers. The white American soldiers were horrified to see white women dancing with black men. But there was no racism in Bristol’s institutions at…

‎Susan B Anthony pummeled and arrested for attempting to vote in 1872. She was fined for registering to vote. Women are amazing!

‎Susan B Anthony pummeled and arrested for attempting to vote in 1872. She was fined for registering to vote. Women are amazing!

The Jewish Question at the Congress of Vienna

The Jewish Question at the Congress of Vienna

Austria’s great champion in this Congress of nations gathered in Vienna, was Prince Klemens Wenzel von Metternich. While he may not have scored any diplomatic triumphs using Austrian cheeses, this noble diplomat is associated with the world-renowned Sacher torte.

Austria’s great champion in this Congress of nations gathered in Vienna, was Prince Klemens Wenzel von Metternich. While he may not have scored any diplomatic triumphs using Austrian cheeses, this noble diplomat is associated with the world-renowned Sacher torte.

Vienna CoVIENNA CONGRESS / DOCUMENT COVERWiener Kongreß, Herbst 1814 – 9. Juni 1815.  Deckel der Schlußakte des Wiener Kongresses.ngress /

Vienna CoVIENNA CONGRESS / DOCUMENT COVERWiener Kongreß, Herbst 1814 – 9. Juni 1815. Deckel der Schlußakte des Wiener Kongresses.ngress /

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