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Transcript of Slavery
What is slavery?
The definition of slave is:
"A person who is the legal property
of another and is forced to obey them."
Origin of the word “slave”:
Slavery in the USA
In the USA, treatment of slaves varied. The Civil War was not fought primarily on the slavery issue. Most of the slaves were either Africans or Indians taken unwillingly.
Slavery Throughout Human History
President Abraham Lincoln ended slavery in America in 1863 with the Emancipation Proclamation.
By Hank, Claire, Lauren, Kellen, Emily & Kitty
The Life of a Slave
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"Slavery in African Society." Encyclopedia of African History. Ed. Kevin Shillington. 2005. History Study Center. Web. 22 Jan. 2015.21
"slavery." Helicon Encyclopedia of World History. 2010. History Study Center. Web. 22 Jan. 2015.
For Sale Poster. Wilberforce House, Hull City Museums and Art Galleries, UK/The Bridgeman Art Library. History Study Center. Web. 22 Jan. 2015.
Reward Poster. Michael Graham-Stewart/The Bridgeman Art Library. History Study Center. Web. 22 Jan. 2015
The Whipping Post. Getty Images. History Study Center. Web. 22 Jan. 2015.
"The Bible and Slavery." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, n.d. Web. 22 Jan. 2015.
South Carolina Slaves. Getty Images. History Study Center. Web. 22 Jan. 2015.
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Slavery Increase & Decrease 1500-1850
Thank you, The End
Thanks for Listening
Imagine a man or woman, with chains around their ankles, being harshly forced to work. Lovers are separated, and forced to mate with different people to make the most strong slave children. Life is horrible, but this is the life of a slave.
Slavery has been around for most of human history.
Some people believed that they did God's work by trying to destroy slavery. Others believed that Scripture could be used to prove that slavery had divine sanction.
Greek and Roman Slavery
Both Ancient Rome and Greece had about as many slaves as they did citizens. The slaves, unlike the few rights allowed in America, had no rights and were treated poorly.