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December 2019

Slavery A Dark Era in the History of Liverpool

Today, Liverpool is an energetic dynamic city. While it keeps up the hands on hard working attitude of a seaport, it’s definitely not in reverse. The individuals who visit Liverpool could never figure that it was the point of convergence of what is presently one of the most generally loathed practices in world history- – slavery.

From the mid 1700’s until the mid 1800’s, Liverpool was the center of the international slave exchange. A large number of boats entered and withdrew its bustling port to acquire and convey captives to the United States and somewhere else.

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