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
Neither the Meahers nor Foster were ever convicted of any crime, and, after five years of slavery, the survivors of the last transatlantic run were liberated by the Union Army.
Kanye West’s recent comments about slavery being a choice did not sit well with many people and as Time writes, one expert says West’s point ignored a key historical fact.
Margaret Garner slit the throat of her 2-year-old daughter rather than see her face a life of slavery and stabbed herself and her other three children.
The national stain of slavery continues to permeate our social system.
The green parsley symbolizes new life and spring, while the salt water is often seen as a symbol of the tears of slavery, Caplan said.
Zalmanov said Passover for the Jewish people is a time to celebrate liberty and freedom not only from the physical bondage of slavery but from spiritual bondage.
The United Nations considers debt bondage a form of slavery.
This has, shockingly, been a good micro-period in that regard, as even Attorney General Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III admitted publicly, without equivocation, that the Civil War was about slavery.
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: the state of being a slave
: the practice of owning slaves
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