Some articles on slave trade, slave trade treaties, trade, slaves:
81 Slave Trade Act 1843 c. 46 Slave Trade Act 1843 c. 98 Slave Trade Treaties Act 1843 c ...
... Trade was the main activity, based on highly productive agriculture and increasing exploitation of mineral wealth ... in return, the King of the Congo offered plenty of slaves, ivory, and minerals ... sallying forth on occasion to capture slaves in the Kuata! Kuata! Wars ...
Famous quotes containing the words treaties, slave and/or trade:
“The admission of Oriental immigrants who cannot be amalgamated with our people has been made the subject either of prohibitory clauses in our treaties and statutes or of strict administrative regulations secured by diplomatic negotiations. I sincerely hope that we may continue to minimize the evils likely to arise from such immigration without unnecessary friction and by mutual concessions between self-respecting governments.”
—William Howard Taft (18571930)
“Do not human beings have a hard service on earth, and are not their days like the days of a laborer? Like a slave who longs for the shadow, and like laborers who look for their wages, so I am allotted months of emptiness, and nights of misery are apportioned to me.”
—Bible: Hebrew, Job 7:1-3.
“Every trade has its master.”