Slavery, Ancient & Modern

American Minute with Bill Federer

Slavery Ancient & Modern, and some Champions Who Fought to Abolish It

Slavery existed from the beginning of recorded history, with examples such as:

  • China’s Shang Dynasty in the second millennium BC, enslaved neighboring states, using many for ritual sacrifice;
  • Egyptians used slaves to build pyramids;
  • India’s untouchable caste was relegated to cleaning sewers and handling dead things, laboring in conditions equivalent to slavery;
  • Greeks and Romans had slaves.

The movement to abolish slavery developed largely in western Judeo-Christian civilization...

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