Summary Of Slavery In The 17th And 18th Century

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Summary of slave trade history. Slavery was popular in the 17th and 18th centuries. It consisted of Africans being kidnapped from their own homes and shipped off to America and Europe. They 'd be auctioned off to become people 's slaves. The slaves would be forced to work as much as they were needed to. They would pick cotton and sugar canes in extreme conditions. It was dangerous but they would be forced to if orders weren 't followed they 'd be punished. Some owners of the slaves were nice but the majority would abuse and force them to do labour work even if it could kill them. In 1863 slave trading became illegal and all slaves would be 'set free '. Modern slavery. Slavery didn 't end in the 19th century. It is still happening in every country. Woman are forced into prostutution, children forced to work in factories for products that are sold globally and families having to work with no pay. There are estimated 40.3 million people in modern slavery around the world, including: 10 million children 24.9 million people in forced labour 15.4 million people in forced marriage 4.8 million people in forced sexual exploitation Types of slavery: Forced labour is any work or service which people are forced to do against their will, under threat of punishment. Almost all slavery practices contain some type of forced labour.It affects millions of men, women and children around the world.Domestic work , construction, mining, manufacturing, processing and packaging , Prostitution and
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