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
Along with rum and slavery, Dow was also opposed to immigration–particularly from Ireland.
Montpelier has a series called The Mere Distinction of Colour, a provocative new exhibition examining the institution of slavery and its legacy.
Walker is best known for her stark paper silhouettes that poetically depict the abuses of slavery.
And writing as a vocation — despite keeping a diary — has to elbow its way past odd jobs, favors-that-end-up-paying, retail wage slavery and, for a short period, art.
What started with a spark of interest turned into a passion to bring awareness about a problem that is sweeping the globe: the murder and slavery of girls in impoverished countries, simply because of their gender.
The law put the question of slavery in the territories to a popular vote, exacerbating the tensions between North and South that would eventually lead to the Civil War.
This vital documentary serves as background tale and epilogue to the first film, illuminating the origins of these musicians’ lives, rooted in the history of slavery, spanning Communist revolutions and political turmoil.
For that very reason, Sheridan turned down several celebrities whoexpressed interest in working on hot-button issues like humantrafficking and modern slavery.
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