Christianity and slavery
Christian views on slavery are varied both regionally and historically. Slavery in various forms has been a part of the social environment for much of Christianity's history, spanning well over eighte...
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Abolitionism
Abolitionism is a movement to end slavery, whether formal or informal. In Western Europe and the Americas, abolitionism was a historical movement to end the African and Indian slave trade and set slav...
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Blacks and the Latter Day Saint movement
Early Mormonism had a range of doctrines related to race in regard to black people of African descent. References to black people, their social condition during the 19th century, and their spiritual p...
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Catholic Church and slavery
The issue of slavery was one that was historically treated with concern by the Catholic Church. In 1965 the Second Vatican Council declared that forced slavery was an infamy that dishonored the Creato...
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The Bible and slavery
The Bible contains several references to slavery, which was a common practice in antiquity. The Bible stipulates the treatment of slaves, especially in the Old Testament. There are also references to...
Invisible Churches (Slavery)
Invisible Churches among slaves in the United States were informal Christian groups where slaves listened to preachers that they chose without their master's knowledge. The Invisible Churches taught a...
Curse and mark of Cain
The curse of Cain and the mark of Cain are phrases that originated from Genesis 4, where God declared that Cain (the firstborn son of Adam and Eve) be cursed for murdering his brother Abel. A mark was...
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Sublimus Dei
Sublimis Deus [English: 'From God on high'] (erroneously cited as Sublimus Dei ) is a papal bull promulgated by Pope Paul III on June 2, 1537, which forbids the enslavement of the indigenous peoples o...
Creator Omnium
Creator Omnium is bull issued by Pope Eugene IV in 1434 which excommunicates anyone who enslaves Christians of the Canary Islands.
Christianity had gained many converts in the Canary Islands by th...
Blacks and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
From the mid-1800s until 1978, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) had a policy which prevented most men of black African descent from being ordained to the church's lay pri...
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Blacks and Mormonism
From the mid-1800s until 1978, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) had a policy which prevented most men of black African descent from being ordained to the church's lay pri...
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Timeline of the African-American Civil Rights Movement
This is a timeline of the African-American Civil Rights Movement, a freedom movement to gain equality for African Americans which began with the arrival of the first Africans to North America in 1619,...
Timeline of the African-American Civil Rights Movement - Wikipedia
Origins of the American Civil War
Historians debating the origins of the American Civil War focus on the reasons why seven Southern states declared their secession from the United States (the Union), or why they joined to form the Co...
Origins of the American Civil War - Wikipedia
Slavery in Romania
Slavery (Romanian: robie) existed on the territory of present-day Romania from before the founding of the principalities of Wallachia and Moldavia in 13th–14th century, until it was abolishe...
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Colonialism
Colonialism is the establishment, exploitation, maintenance, acquisition, and expansion of colony in one territory by a political power from another territory. It is a set of unequal relationships bet...
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Slavery Abolition Act 1833
The Slavery Abolition Act 1833 (citation 3 & 4 Will. IV c. 73) was an 1833 Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom abolishing slavery throughout the British Empire (with the exceptions "of the...
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Slavery in Britain and Ireland
Slavery in the British Isles existed from before the Roman occupation. Chattel slavery virtually disappeared after the Norman Conquest to be replaced by feudalism and serfdom. From the 17th century u...
Slavery in Britain and Ireland - Wikipedia
Christian views on slavery
Christian views on slavery are varied both regionally and historically. Slavery in various forms has been a part of the social environment for much of Christianity's history, spanning well over eighte...
Christian views on slavery - Wikipedia
Slavery in the United States
Slavery in the United States was the legal institution of chattel slavery that existed in the United States of America in the 18th and 19th centuries after it gained independence and before the end of...
Slavery in the United States - Wikipedia
Cain and Abel
Cain and Abel (Hebrew: הֶבֶל ,קַיִן Qayin, Heḇel) were, according to the Book of Genesis, two sons of Adam and Eve. Cain is described as a crop farmer and his younger brother Abel as a shepherd. Cain...
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Walker Lewis
Kwaku Walker Lewis, or more commonly Walker Lewis (August 3, 1798 – October 26, 1856), was an early African-American abolitionist, Freemason, and Mormon elder from Massachusetts. He was an active memb...
Slavery in Canada
Slavery in Canada includes both slavery as practiced by First Nations in land that now comprises Canada before European colonization, as well as slavery under European colonization, the latter of whic...
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Elijah Abel
Elijah Abel (July 25, 1808 – December 25, 1884) was the first black elder and seventy in the Latter Day Saint movement, and one of the few black members in the early history of the Latter Day Saint mo...
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