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to bring slavery to an end.
one who seeks to bring slavery to an end.
to be marked permanently with a hot iron as identifiable (or tattooed in modern forms of trafficking) with the mark of the slave owner or gang who owns the trafficked person.
a bond or debt that must be paid off is extracted through the agreement to work for a consistent period of time (whilst interest is also paid). This contract is rarely fair or consistent and the employer changes the degree of interest and work conditions as they see fit.
the treating of a slave as property rather than as a human contracted to work.
the unlawful recruitment of children for use as combatants, or for labour, sexual exploitation, etc.
the physical punishment of a slave as lawful.
an enslaved person who works in a household rather than in a field or factory.
to be set free from slavery.
involuntary servitude in which usually, an employer takes advantage of high unemployment, poverty, ignorance, etc to employ a labourer under unfair conditions.
Indentured servant/ labourer
a person who has sold their labour for a set period of time.
Involuntary Domestic Servitude
when payment for living space, food, etc is made through unofficial household labour.
named after two surveyors, it was originally the boundary between the English North American free states and the southern slave states.
used to describe a woman or man of African descent throughout the 18th to 20th centuries.
a person on a plantation paid a wage to organise the work, of the enslaved people.
a large area of farmland, or estate, upon which crops were planted and farmed. To allow such a large region of farmland to function, slaves were engaged by many Americans.
a privately owned war-ship, or its captain, licensed by one government to raid the shipping of an enemy country. A privateer might also be involved in slave-trading.
people who earn a living from capturing, trading and transporting enslaved people. Ships engaged in transporting the enslaved.
a factory or workshop employing workers who are required to work for long hours and under poor conditions - including minimal pay or under slave conditions.
the transport and trade in humans for economic gain using force or deception.
a means of escape for thousands of enslaved people from the southern slave states of the United States to the northern free states.