Slavery
Slavery is a legal or economic system under which people are treated as property. While laws and systems vary, as property, slaves may be bought and sold. Slaves can be held from the time of their cap...
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American Airlines Will Train Employees to Save Victims of Human Trafficking
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Walmart in suspected human trafficking case
IOM: Migrants Traded In "Slave Markets" In Libya As A Void Of Power Leads To The Revival Of History's Ugliest Institutions.
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Carl Ferrer, the chief executive of a classifieds website that allows users to post escort ads, was arrested in Texas on Thursday. He faces felony charges, including pimping a minor.
Setting The Record Straight: IRISH: THE FORGOTTEN WHITE SLAVES
They came as slaves: human cargo transported on British ships bound for the Americas. They were shipped by the hundreds of thousands a...
8 Key Contributors To The Underground Railroad
In the decades preceding the Civil War, up to 100,000 slaves escaped to the Northern free states or the “promised land” of Canada. Most received help along the way from abolitionists, who ran a vast, ...
Human Trafficking Survivor's Triathlon Record
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What Was The Royal African Company?
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Charles Wade, Black Lives Matter Leader, Charged With Sex Trafficking
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Leader Of Islamic State Took American Hostage As Sexual Slave
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Japan revisionists deny WW2 sex slave atrocities
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The Origins Of Voodoo, The Misunderstood Religion
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DNA reveals history of buried slaves
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AMERICAN EXPERIENCE | The Abolitionists - Angelina Grimké | PBS
Angelina Grimké, the outspoken daughter of a wealthy Charleston, South Carolina plantation family, believed that slavery was a sin and a stain on the nation....
History of slavery
The history of slavery spans from ancient times to the present day. Slavery was a legally recognized system in which people were legally considered the property or chattel of another. A slave had few ...
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Slavery in antiquity
Slavery in the ancient world, specifically, in Mediterranean cultures, comprised a mixture of debt-slavery, slavery as a punishment for crime, and the enslavement of prisoners of war.The institution o...
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Slavery in medieval Europe
Slavery in early medieval Europe had mostly died out in western Europe about the year 1000 AD, replaced by serfdom. It lingered longer in England and in peripheral areas linked to the Muslim world, wh...
Slavery in medieval Europe - Wikipedia
Slavery and religion
The issue of slavery and religion is an area of historical research into the relationship between the world's major religions and the practice of slavery.
Genesis narrative about the Curse of Ham ...
Slavery in India
There is evidence of Slavery in India in ancient times, a practice that escalated with invasions of India in 8th century, and particularly after the 12th century. The study of its history in India is ...
Slavery in Japan
The practice of slavery in Japan developed only after the establishment of Yamato period (3rd Century) till the end of Sengoku period. This is the only period of time that Japan ever officially had a ...
Arab slave trade
The Arab slave trade was the practice of slavery in the Arab world, mainly in Western Asia, North Africa, Southeast Africa, the Horn of Africa and certain parts of Europe (such as Iberia and Sicily) b...
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Slavery (Ottoman Empire)
Slavery in the Ottoman Empire was a legal and important part of the Ottoman Empire's economy and society until the slavery of peoples of the Caucasus was banned in the early 19th century, although sla...
African slave trade
Slavery in Africa has not only existed throughout the continent for many centuries, but continues in the current day. Systems of servitude and slavery were common in parts of the continent, as they we...
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Atlantic slave trade
The Atlantic slave trade or transatlantic slave trade took place across the Atlantic Ocean from the 16th through to the 19th centuries. The vast majority of those enslaved that were transported to th...
Atlantic slave trade - Wikipedia
Slavery in the Spanish New World colonies
Slavery in the Spanish colonies began with settlers' enslaving the local indigenous peoples in the Antilles. The Spanish colonists used production quotas to force the local labor to work, in order to ...
Slavery in the Spanish New World colonies - Wikipedia
Slavery in the United States
Slavery in the United States was the legal institution of chattel slavery that existed in the United States of America in the 18th and 19th centuries after it gained independence and before the end of...
Slavery in the United States - Wikipedia
Slave rebellion
A slave rebellion is an armed uprising by slaves. Slave rebellions have occurred in nearly all societies that practice slavery, and are amongst the most feared events for slaveholders. The most succes...
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Abolitionism
Abolitionism is a movement to end slavery, whether formal or informal. In Western Europe and the Americas, abolitionism was a historical movement to end the African and Indian slave trade and set slav...
Abolitionism - Wikipedia