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1 Picture from: medibeauty.biz James Humphrey Period A-B Schooley

2 Began in America Jamestown, Virginia, in 1619 Brought to make profitable crops Example: Tobacco, cotton, and coffee Tobacco Cotton Coffee Bean

3 17 th and 18 th century Slavery was practiced throughout the American colonies Helped build the economic foundations of the new nation Slavery Picture from: naturalindependent.com

4 Mid-19 th century A great argument over slavery that would tear the nation apart in the bloody American Civil War. Picture from: americancivilwar.com

5 4 Million slaves freed Legacy of slavery continued Disordered years Civil rights movement

6 Even though slavery was abolished due to the Civil Rights Movement, there is still many types of slavery today. Picture from library.thinkquest.org

7 Picture from: ohchr.org

8 Borrows money and works to pay it off Doesnt make a lot of money Required to stay with the dept owner Picture from: Tribune.com

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10 Too young Old enough, but dangerous Not all work is considered child labor 215 million children( million children (5-17) Picture from: addictionginfo.org

11 Kofi Annan, a Former UN Secretary-General, states, Few human rights abuses are so widely condemned, yet so widely practiced. Let us make (child labor) a priority. A child in danger is a child that cannot wait. Picture from: theelders.org

12 Barriers to education Market demand Culture and tradition The effects of income shocks on households Poverty Lack of legislation and/or poor enforcement of existing legislation

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14 Human trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery where people profit from the control and exploitation of others. Young children being forced into sex acts Makes billions of dollars in profit Victimize millions of people around the world Picture from: strugglecontinues.org

15 Picture from: Freethemblog.wordpress.com

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17 Arranged Women may be traded/sold/given Young girls forcibly get engaged to older men Pleasure Marriages Picture from: pilr.blogs.law.pace.edu

18 Picture from: muslimpresence.com

19 Least used slavery today Traditional slavery Personal property East African countries of Mauritania and Sudan 1,000s enslaved today Picture from: fight slavery.org

20 Caged in Zoos Attached to carriages Competitions Food Picture from: bunnyjeancook.blogspot.com

21 One day the absurdity of the almost universal belief in the slavery of other animals will be palpable – we shall then have discovered our souls and become worthier of sharing this planet with them. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr. Picture from: durhammag.com

22 Alarming child labor statistics require immediate attention at highest levels Unicef. 12 June 2002, n.d. Web. 09 Dec DifferentChattel Slavery Fight Slavery Now. N.p., n.p. Web 09 Dec reasons/otherformsoftrafficking/chattel-slavery/ Forms of Slavery library.thinkquest. N.p., n.d. Web. 09 Dec fslavery.htm Human Trafficking Polarist Project. N.p., n.d. Web. 09 Dec

23 Servile Marriages Fight Slavery Now. N.p., n.p. Web. 09 Dec reasons/otherformsoftrafficking/forced-marriages/ Slaver in America History. N.p., n.d. Web. 09 Dec


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