Slavery In American History

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Slavery Hello, my name is, and i'm going to be talking about Slavery. Slavery was common in a majority of countries from the 14th century to the 19th century. The roman historically started slavery. But its been claimed to be historically inaccurate. This was not just the Romans. During Medieval times, slavery occurred too historically. Slavery often occurred after battles in many countries. But then, the real question are: What is slavery? Slavery refers to a condition in which individuals are owned by others, who control where they live and at what they work. But there are different types of slavery. There is: Chattel slavery which was introduced by Europeans where as the slaves are treated as a piece of property, including…show more content…
This is where slaves work under threat of penalty and for which the person has not offered her/himself voluntarily, for little or no pay and involving restrictions on basic rights such as freedom of movement. Very common fate for victims of people. This occurs a lot in modern day Africa. There is Sex slavery. This is when the slave trade began. The slave trade started out as a simple trading of slaves in 1450 by African kings but later it started getting popular throughout Europe Africa and south America. The first slaves shipped out across the Atlantic Ocean in the 1500s. But with sex slavery, people could buy and sell women and children and get away with it just for sexual purposes. Sex slavery was the fastest growing and most hideous form of olden day human bondage. Trafficking can be associated with sex slavery too as it involves the transport trade of people -- women, children and men from one area to another for the purpose of forcing them into slavery conditions. Gorean binding fiber was worn my the slaves for sexual appeal. But slavery is everywhere. There was slavery during the Sengoku Period, to the Edo Period in Japan (1467-1615) Toyotomi Hideyoshi brought an end to it in 1590 and will be seen as a criminal

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