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Definition of Slavery

Slavery

  1. The condition of a slave; the state of entire subjection of one person to the will of another.
  2. A condition of subjection or submission characterized by lack of freedom of action or of will.
  3. The holding of slaves.

Slavery Quotations

Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery, none but ourselves can free our minds!
Bob Marley

Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.
Abraham Lincoln

Dictatorship naturally arises out of democracy, and the most aggravated form of tyranny and slavery out of the most extreme liberty.
Plato

Elimination of illiteracy is as serious an issue to our history as the abolition of slavery.
Maya Angelou

Hold those things that tell your history and protect them. During slavery, who was able to read or write or keep anything? The ability to have somebody to tell your story to is so important. It says: 'I was here. I may be sold tomorrow. But you know I was here.'
Maya Angelou
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Slavery Translations

slavery in French is asservissement, esclavage
slavery in German is Knechtschaft, Sklaverei, Sklaverei
slavery in Latin is famulatus, servitus
slavery in Spanish is esclavitud

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