Slavery in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Slavery

the practice of owning people as property and requiring them to serve and work for free

Examples of Slavery in a sentence

Escaping slavery herself, Harriett Tubman helped other slaves make it to freedom in the north.  🔊

Slavery rage in ancient Egypt, with captive servants being used to build pyramids and other world wonders.  🔊

Workers names were often changed by their masters when they were sold into slavery.  🔊

Slavery was abolished and farm owners were no longer allowed to keep humans as workers against their will.  🔊

19th century Quakers opposed slavery, citing that it was wrong to use humans as if they were property.  🔊

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