Re: Emancipation question

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Posted by PatK ( on June 30, 2002 at 21:12:15:

In Reply to: Emancipation question posted by Brett Zamir on June 30, 2002 at 11:10:23:

England had ended chattel slavery early in 1834, though treatement of the Irish through the famine seemed to suggest some notion of serfdom.

Spain outlawed slavery in 1886. Portugal outlawed slavery in 1878, but Brazil was already independent and Brazil banned slavery ten years later.

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