Editor says, what if slavery had been abolished in the British Empire before the American Revolution? In authoring this post we have set about the "disempowerment" misperception of victims of slavery, insisting rather than the slave revolts in the Caribbean demonstrate that these brave men and women actually vanquished slavery. Please note that the opinions expressed in this post do not necessarily reflect the views of the author(s).
Editor says, the birth and dates of Robert Wedderburn are actually unknown. In this ATL, the American Revolution has not yet occured by 1779. Editorial comments are entered in [light green] typeface.