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1 Picture from: 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:

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

5  4 Million slaves freed  Legacy of slavery continued  1865-1870  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

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8  Borrows money and works to pay it off  Doesn’t make a lot of money  Required to stay with the dept owner Picture from:


10  Too young  Old enough, but dangerous  Not all work is considered child labor  215 million children(5-17  115 million children (5-17) Picture from:

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:

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


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:

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17  Arranged  Women may be traded/sold/given  Young girls forcibly get engaged to older men  “Pleasure Marriages” Picture from:

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

20  Caged in Zoo’s  Attached to carriages  Competitions  Food Picture from:

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:

22 “Alarming child labor statistics require immediate attention at highest levels” Unicef. 12 June 2002, n.d. Web. 09 Dec. 2013 “Slaver in America” History. N.p., n.d. Web. 09 Dec. 2013 < “Different Forms of Slavery” library.thinkquest. N.p., n.d. Web. 09 Dec. 2013 fslavery.htm “Human Trafficking” Polarist Project. N.p., n.d. Web. 09 Dec. 2013

23 “Servile Marriages” Fight Slavery Now. N.p., n.p. Web. 09 Dec. 2013 reasons/otherformsoftrafficking/forced-marriages/ “Chattel Slavery” Fight Slavery Now. N.p., n.p. Web 09 Dec. 2013 reasons/otherformsoftrafficking/chattel-slavery/

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