Unformatted text preview: abolished slavery in the 18 hundreds. I do not feel this is evidence for Europe being a more superior culture. I think its just the opposite. Europe and the Americas had a culture which accepted the mass deportation of a people and claimed ownership over them for self benefit. We allowed something that today is considered barbaric. This attribute can never be seen as superior. However Europe should be given most of the credit for Abolishment. Without the people who were in control over the nations willingness to set the slaves free, no matter how many rebellions or wars were fought, the slaves would never have been free if it weren't for the European governments pursuit of abolishment...
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- Spring '08
- Atlantic Slave Trade, Slavery in the United States, Abolitionism