Examples of slavery in a Sentence
She was sold into slavery.
a child born into slavery was considered simply another addition to the master's wealth and property
Recent Examples of slavery from the Web
From slavery, the story jumped to the excesses of capitalism during the Industrial Revolution and then to imperialism around the turn of the century.
Tubman escaped from slavery in antebellum Maryland to become a leading abolitionist.
Reeves specifically rejected an argument some flag supporters make outside the courtroom, that there is no connection between slavery and the Confederate battle emblem.
Marriott works with the anti-child slavery organization ECPAT-USA and anti-human trafficking group Polaris and has used the curriculum internally to train 6,000 company employees.
Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the end of slavery in the United States dating back to 1865.
Such has been the fate of many ideas over the centuries, from claims that the earth is flat to declarations that slavery is God’s will to assertions that women should not be allowed to vote or own property.
Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the end of slavery in the United States.
Well, those principles were slavery and white supremacy.
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: the state of being a slave
: the practice of owning slaves
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