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Lancashire cotton famine

Abraham Lincoln Statue in Manchester 

Abraham Lincoln Statue in Manchester 

This week's In Our Time podcast explores how, despite immense hardship, workers in the British cotton industry campaigned to end slavery, and mostly supported the Union over the Confederacy. This was despite the fact that the blockade on southern US ports ground their industry to a halt and forced many people into workhouses. Essential listening. 

Steven Gerrard

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