Slavery is a system under which certain persons are
totally deprived of personal freedom and compelled to
perform labor or services. Although outlawed in nearly
all countries, slavery is still practiced in some parts of the
world. The evidence for slavery predates written records.
It can be found in almost all cultures and continents.
Historically, most slaves were captured in wars but some
persons were sold into slavery by their parents, or by
themselves, as a means of surviving extreme conditions.
Ancient Warfare often resulted in slavery for prisoners
and their families. Captives were often considered the
property of those who captured them and were looked
upon as a prize of war. Those captured sometimes
differed in ethnicity, nationality, religion, or race from
their enslavers, but often were the same as the captors.
The dominant group in an area might take captives and
turn them into slaves. The possibility always existed of
reversals of fortune at the height of the Roman Empire,
when powerful nations fought among themselves,
anyone could find himself enslaved.
|See Our eBooks|
GrammarBank Exercises eBook|
Instantly Download and Print
For Teachers and Students
100% Money Back Guarantee
|ESL Quiz Apps|
Apr 18, 18 03:17 AM
Printable Simple Present vs Present Continuous Exercise 5 with answers-- Online verb tenses worksheets for English learners
Apr 11, 18 04:05 AM
Printable Simple Past vs Past Continuous Exercise 3 with answers-- Online verb tenses worksheets for English learners
Apr 09, 18 03:16 AM
Printable Simple Past vs Past Continuous Exercise 2 with answers-- Choose past progressive or past simple
Mar 30, 18 01:47 AM
Printable Simple Past vs Past Continuous Exercise with answers-- Online verb tenses worksheets for English learners
Mar 29, 18 09:59 PM
Printable and online If conditional type 1 (first conditional) grammar exercise 2 with answers-- Check your answers at the bottom of the worksheet.
Mar 28, 18 08:36 PM
Printable & Online ALL verb tenses practice exercises with answers for English teachers and students
Mar 27, 18 11:36 PM
Past Continuous (Progressive) Tense-- Grammar rules explanations, positive/negative statements charts, yes / no questions, short answers table with examples
Mar 27, 18 11:28 PM
Past continuous (progressive) tense worksheet with answers, use the words to make past progressive sentences.
Mar 27, 18 11:21 PM
Printable and online Past Progressive Exercise 2 with answers- Complete the sentences in past continuous tense
Mar 13, 18 09:03 PM
So that vs In order to exercise with answers - Complete the sentences with the correct conjunction.