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servitude

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the state of being an enslaved person
  • the Fugitive Slave Act had the effect of returning enslaved people who had made it to freedom in the North to a brutal life of servitude in the South

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The first known use of servitude was in the 15th century

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“Servitude.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/servitude. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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