Slavery and Seychelles


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Lesson Snapshot:

  • In 1770, the first French settlement was established on the island of Mahé
  • The party consisted 15 white colonists, seven slaves and five Indians
  • Slaves in the Seychelles originally came from Africa
  • In 1811 the British took control of the Seychelles
  • Although slavery remained legal in Britain until 1835, slave trading was illegal

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