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  Slavery - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Historically, slaves were often those humans of a different ethnicity, nationality, religion, sex or race than the dominant or aspirationally dominant group; typically taken prisoner as a result of warfare, capture meant death or slavery if no one paid ransom.
The slave trade from East Africa to Arabia was dominated by Arab and African traders in the coastal cities of Zanzibar, Dar Es Salaam and Mombasa.
The transatlantic slave trade peaked in the late 18th century, when the largest number of slaves were captured for bounty by their own people in West Africa and shipped by European traders to the colonies of the New World.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Slavery   (5950 words)

 Free the Slaves - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Free the Slaves is an international non-governmental organization and lobby group, established to campaign against the modern practice of slavery around the world.
Free the Slaves’ approach is a focused strategy in the context of efforts around the world to enable people to meet their basic needs.
Free the Slaves fully support these efforts while recognizing that the existence of slavery calls for a specific and direct approach to its eradication.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Free_the_Slaves   (287 words)

 The Role of the Negro
The presence of free fls in a slave society tended to undermine the very foundation upon which slavery was built.
Free fls, regardless of their quasi-freedom, could not be allowed to subvert that system.
If not, the court could commit him as runaway slave or “according to the circumstances of the case, deal with him according to the law.” That meant the judge could decide the case almost any way he choose and still be within the law.
www.duboislc.org /MissouriBlacks/p02_FreeNegroes.html   (1438 words)

 On Borrowed Ground: Free African-American life in Charleston, South Carolina 1810-61
He claimed that free mulattoes lived on "a middle ground" defined on one side by "the prejudice of the white man" and on the other by "the deeper hate of our more sable brethren [slaves and free fl Charlestonians]."1 Eggart understood that in 1848 all free mulatto privileges depended on slavery.
These African Americans, slave and free, went to the same churches, which "served as educational forums, involved slaves [and free African Americans] in leadership roles and provided the basis for a modest organizational life."11 Slaves and free African Americans married amongst themselves and across the lines of social status, color and sometimes class.
Free and slave African Americans of the congregations sent two free members, Morris Brown and Henry Drayton, to Philadelphia to be ordained as ministers in the new AME Church.
etext.lib.virginia.edu /journals/EH/EH36/poole1.html   (7825 words)

 Free-Essays.us - Slaves And Latin America
The slave population was fully 80-90% of the overall population in these regions as they did all the work and there were no towns in the area where whites and Indians went for jobs.
Slaves isolated from family life and culture working in miserable conditions were often flight risks as they had no real options and the terrain lent to good hiding.
Mulatto and Criollo slaves were higher on the socioeconomic ladder than the Bozal and were therefore less likely to resist as they were a step away from freedom which meant they would not consider fleeing as good an option as remaining in the social circle and family they had established.
www.free-essays.us /dbase/b9/bsw289.shtml   (1685 words)

 Did Lincoln Free the Slaves? [Free Republic]
Slaves from loyal Maryland as well as rebellious Virginia fled to the Federal army during the Battle of Bull Run, the first engagement of the war...Once the slaves arrived, something had to be done about them...
Free in the Confederacy under the confiscation act and the Emancipation Proclamation, the refugees found themselves imprisoned and sold as slaves in the Union state of Kentucky, where slavery remained legal until ratification of the Thirteenth Amendment eight months after the war was over.
The right of property in slaves was recognized by giving to free persons distinct political rights, by giving them the right to represent, and burthening them with direct taxes for three-fifths of their slaves; by authorizing the importation of slaves for twenty years; and by stipulating for the rendition of fugitives from labor.
www.freerepublic.com /forum/a399d83611cdb.htm   (7766 words)

 Abak | Free the Slaves
That she was not abducted and made a slave, a fate that other children in Abak’s village suffered.
She could not express her relief and elation at being free from her slaveholder, but even while free she has not entirely escaped the sense of fear and confusion.
Free the Slaves is working to support rehabilitation and reintegration programs that will help former slaves like Abak rebuild their lives.
www.activism.freetheslaves.net /slavery/stories/abak   (511 words)

 Information Request
Jefferson could not free his slaves for both financial reasons and as a matter of principle, i.e., because he believed it was not a proper solution to the slavery problem.
The slaves themselves had grown up under that system, and many were hardly able to manage their lives on their own.
Having slaves to work large plantations was a part of the economy, and all owners of such plantations used slaves.
www.geocities.com /Athens/7842/archives/slaves5.htm   (733 words)

 Chronology on the History of Slavery 1619 to 1789
Slaves were mostly for sugar plantations, diamond mines in Brazil, house servants, on tobacco farms in Virginia, in gold mines in Hispaniola and later the cotton industry in the Southern States of the USA.
Free white women who marry fl slaves are to be slaves during the lives of their spouses, Ironically, children born of white servant women and fls are regarded as free by a 1681 law.
Moreover the repercussions of the trans-Atlantic slave trade on the interior of the Bight of Biafra during the period of heaviest population displacement in the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries remain poorly understood.
www.innercity.org /holt/slavechron.html   (17726 words)

 BRIA 9:1, The Inquisition, Spanish inquisition, United States Judicial System, John Brown, anti-slavery, The Trial of ...
Five of them were free fl men who had given up their safety in the North to fight for their slave brothers and sisters.
Sadly, this free fl man was the first victim of a raid to free the slaves.
He said he was simply trying to free slaves, as he had done the previous year in Missouri.
www.crf-usa.org /bria/bria9_1.htm   (6441 words)

 Emancipating Slaves, Enslaving Free Men, by Jeffrey Rogers Hummel,
Instead, it reflects the old Abolitionist point of view that the severance of the Slave States from the Union was the proper response to the existence of slavery, and thus that the secession of the Confederacy was a desirable turn of events.
Considering that around 400,000 slaves were originally brought into the American Colonies in the first place, the words of Lincoln's Second Inaugural, that perhaps all the blood drawn by the lash would need to be repaid in blood drawn by the sword, accurately described the magnitude of the retribution.
Sherman's men told the slaves of Georgia, in their own blunt and racist way, "You niggers is all free now." That, as we say, is the bottom line, for Sherman and for the Civil War.
www.friesian.com /civil.htm   (3985 words)

 The Jewish Journal Of Greater Los Angeles
Francis described for the school his life as a slave after he was abducted in a slave raid — a pogrom — by Sudanese government militia in 1987.
There are the rug-weaving slaves of India — little boys and girls shackled to their looms from dawn to dusk, from toddlerhood to adolescence, weaving the rugs that we walk on.
There are the debt-bonded slaves of Pakistan, who were born into bondage through an inherited debt and who will surely pass that status on to their children.
www.jewishjournal.com /home/preview.php?id=12078   (964 words)

 If You Want Peace, Free The Slaves - by L. Neil Smith - Sierra Times.com
I watched a movie yesterday, in which a Jewish boy is being herded by Nazi soldiers, along with other recently rounded-up Jews, including his mother and father, toward barbed wire pens from which the audience knows they will probably be taken away to concentration camps.
They didn't tell you this in grade school, but the Emancipation Proclamation didn't apply to the northern states, where there were plenty of slaves.
(Slaves were kept busy rebuilding the Capitol dome all throughout the war.) Nor did it apply to the border states; Lincoln exempted them because they might have been offended by it and joined the Rebellion.
www.sierratimes.com /03/05/05/lneilsmith.htm   (1096 words)

 village voice > news > Nat Hentoff by Nat Hentoff
It targets American pension and mutual funds and cities that invest in a huge oil company, Talisman Energy, that is a partner of the National Islamic Front, the government of Sudan.
This authoritarian government, based in the north of the country, encourages slave raiders to invade fl Christian and animist villages in the south.
Women and girls are abducted to become concubines and house slaves, bought by owners in the north.
www.villagevoice.com /issues/0012/hentoff.shtml   (880 words)

 Is it possible to free ALL slaves? - GameBanshee Forums
The freeing of the slaves is an unneccessary side quest.
Most all of the slaves have a master with a key nearby, and you can set them free with the key, some slaves can not be freed, such as the slave market slaves.
The worst and most numerable group of slaves that cannot be freed are the "cattle" in the various vampire strongholds.
www.gamebanshee.com /forums/showthread.php?t=18099   (681 words)

 Naresh | Free the Slaves
Naresh was only 4 years old when he became a slave.
Wanting to get their injured friend to a hospital, they called the hotline number, where they eventually got in touch with Bal Vikas Ashram, one of Free the Slaves’ partners in India.
Bal Vikas staff realized the boys had suffered under child slavery, and took them in to their child slave rehabilitation center.
www.activism.freetheslaves.net /slavery/stories/naresh   (522 words)

 Free the Slaves -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Free the Slaves -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
Free the Slaves is an international (Click link for more info and facts about non-governmental organization) non-governmental organization and lobby group, established to campaign against the modern practice of (The practice of owning slaves) slavery around the world.
It is the (North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776) US affiliate of (Click link for more info and facts about Anti-Slavery International) Anti-Slavery International.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/f/fr/free_the_slaves.htm   (96 words)

 Free Men into Slaves
(I cannot remember the title.) He pointed out that the Egyptians were free before the 7-years of plenty and the 7-years of famine.
It was during this period of time that the Israelites prospered (Genesis 47:27), probably because they were free and unencumbered by the one-fifth tax on their agricultural produce.
If God so chooses He will make those who are free to be slaves, and those who are slaves to be free.
www.askelm.com /news/n030610.htm   (597 words)

 Free Slaves!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Act as free men, and do not use your freedom as a covering for evil, but use it as bondslaves of God.
What are some of the characteristics of men who live as good citizens in a free society?
And view yourself as what you are — a free bondslave of God.
www.exxit.org /121098.htm   (341 words)

 Amazon.com: Emancipating Slaves, Enslaving Free Men: A History of the American Civil War: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
For the North, he shows that a war to preserve the union was morally bankrupt and that freeing the slaves was the only justifiable reason for fighting.
But while freeing the slaves, the War set the stage for the gradual enslavement of us all.
but as long as free labor exists in a society, it will always be exploited, made to do whatever the kind of work that has to be done (cotton planting and picking, road construction, factory work, ship building, etc. and so-forth).
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0812693124?v=glance   (2734 words)

 Ebony: Did Lincoln REALLY Free The Slaves? - Excerpt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Lincoln crony Henry Clay Whitney said the Proclamation was a mirage and that Lincoln knew it was a mirage.
What Lincoln did--and it was so clever that we ought to stop calling him honest Abe--was to "free" slaves in Confederate-held territory where he couldn't free them and to leave them in slavery in Union-held territory where he could have freed them.
Nor, as Randall and others have said, was it a Day of Jubilee for the slaves, except in certain military venues and Northern cities far removed from the hurt and humiliation of Slave Row.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1077/is_4_55/ai_59110854   (1220 words)

 Wein Battery-Free Photo Slaves   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Whether you want to trigger a shoe flash from across the room, or a gaggle of 4800 watt/second packs from an arena catwalk, Wein has a slave that will do the job.
All are solid, tough and reliable, and there's a model available for any type of flash connection.
And leave the batteries in the bag; Wein slaves don't need them.
www.central-camera.com /flash/slaves/slaves.htm   (314 words)

 Lincoln Didn't Free The Slaves: Corante > Moore's Lore >   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
America's fl slaves weren't freed by Abraham Lincoln and the Emancipation Proclamation.
The 1863 proclamation only "freed" people in places then in rebellion, that is, it gave them the right to seize their freedom.
Given that it was my privilege to know some of those slaves great-grandsons, grandaughters and even (in one case) a son, this doesn't surprise me.
www.corante.com /mooreslore/archives/004417.html   (522 words)

 Free Thinker Slaves TM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
All are free to believe or not believe; all are free to practice a faith or not.
But those who believe must be free to speak of and act on their belief, to apply moral teaching to public questions.
I submit to you that the tolerant society is open to and encouraging of all religions.
freethinkerslaves.blogspot.com   (3174 words)

 When Will Oprah Free Her Slaves? : Christian Courier
The TV queen plays a role in the movie, and, from all accounts, she must have immersed herself in her part, because now she is claiming that the “spirits” of those slaves have been getting “in touch” with her.
TIME magazine recently reported that Oprah says she hears the voices of the slaves.
Second, what would a slave, who lived more than a century ago, possibly know about how to advise Oprah in the daily affairs of her entertainment enterprises?
www.christiancourier.com /penpoints/oprah.htm   (825 words)

 TIMEasia.com: Asian Heroes - Sompop Jantraka
They show up in the afternoon, in a car outside the school and shelter he runs in the northern Thai town of Mae Sai.
Then he persuades, pleads, begs or berates parents into allowing them to attend his school for free.
Once there, the girls are taught vocational skills, then given help finding jobs or scholarships for higher education.
www.time.com /time/asia/features/heroes/sompop.html   (609 words)

 Petition To Free Slaves   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
I hereby ordain and decree that Esanah shall be free at my decease, free from bondage and from all persons.
Lot, a fl boy, I do ordain and decree that he shall serve my son John Akin three years after my deseace, then he shall be free from bondage and all persons.
I hereby appoint my beloved sons, Robert and Samuel Akin to be my faithful executors of this my last will and testament.
www.netease.net /wayne/akin.htm   (468 words)

 Free Printer Slaves!
For those with networkable printers at their desks, they are branded as PRINTER SLAVES.
Printer slavery has annoyed people through the decade and there is no hope on the horizon.
With the dawn of dedicated "printer servers", printer slaves were hopeful of being emancipated-- only to be let down when they were apparently the only people on earth that could possibly replenish the paper or remove a paper jam (or even add toner).
www.getodd.com /raz/prtr/prtr.html   (284 words)

 Emancipation Proclamation
Whereas, on the twenty-second day of September, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty-two, a proclamation was issued by the President of the United States, containing, among other things, the following, to wit:
And I hereby enjoin upon the people so declared to be free to abstain from all violence, unless in necessary self-defence; and I recommend to them that, in all cases when allowed, they labor faithfully for reasonable wages.
And I further declare and make known, that such persons of suitable condition, will be received into the armed service of the United States to garrison forts, positions, stations, and other places, and to man vessels of all sorts in said service.
www.nps.gov /ncro/anti/emancipation.html   (207 words)

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