Questions that really matter to people's lives, the White Slave Traffic
, Women Suffrage, the Insurance Bill, and so on.
Charlie Chaplin faced prosecution under the White Slave Traffic
Act, better known as the Mann Act," Turley writes in his article for The Hill.
Concerns about the 'white slave trade' reflected a 'moral panic' (Cohen, 2011) of the time and the legal consequences of which resulted in the creation of four instruments between 1904 and 1933; namely the Suppression of White Slave Traffic
1904 (3), the Suppression of White Slave Traffic
1910 (4), the Suppression of Traffic in Women and Children 1921 (5) and the Suppression of Traffic of Women of Full Age 1933.
"The White Slave Traffic
Act fell well within the Progressive Era's legal reform agenda dedicated to protecting innocent young women from sexual exploitation," notes Jessica R.
As migration across the Bay is a running theme, the author traces the slave traffic
from eastern India.
The city is finally rectifying this with plans for a 16-by-24-inch memorial sign whose wording has not been set but will acknowledge that the city did indeed run a profitable slave market, rivalled only by Charleston, South Carolina, as a hub for American slave traffic
The title 'From Africa to Brazil', like many titles these days, is too general for the scope of this book, which is much more specific: it follows the slave traffic
between the Upper Guinea coast and the northern regions of Para and Maranhao in Brazil from 1600 to the 1830s.
McKenzie uses the intersecting accounts of the Lascelles family and John Dow to illuminate the debates over rights and liberty that resonated across the British Empire in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, and in doing so, she demonstrates that forced labour was by no means limited to the business of the trans-Atlantic slave traffic
. The transportation of convicts who were then assigned to serve colonial landowners, the brutal abuse of convict labour, the enslavement of coal miners, and the toil of industrial workers all marked the era, but the chaotic movement of populations, the clamorous campaigns for reform, and the permeability of social boundaries enabled determined, fortunate, or wily individuals to reinvent themselves as men of influence and rank.
He states the museum is not showing much on the slave traffic
- maybe he should have gone to see the fine collection at the Maritime Museum.
Vivid voices and images of slavery or slave traffic
in the region can surely be heard and seen.
Among these, were the early 20th century Convention against White Slave Traffic
, 1951 Trafficking Convention, followed by 2003 UN Convention against Organized Crime and its Protocol on Trafficking, as well as Special Protocol on the Sale of Children of the CRC.