Thesaurus / slave
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
While the finds from the genetic study are largely supported by established narratives and historic records of the transatlantic slave trade, there were also inconsistencies.
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Lawmakers, in fact, passed the Fugitive Slave Act two years after statehood, creating a legal mechanism for the return of slaves to their owners.
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For the first half of the 19th century, the Senate was a bulwark for the South, with an equal balance of slave and free states despite the growing Northern population advantage.
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The Republican Party was the party of Lincoln, the emancipated slaves.
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According to various estimates, almost 17,000 people among the peak 50,000 population were slaves – who not only worked in households but also in the harbor and storage facilities.
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Gallinas, the noted slave factory on the west of Africa, purchased by the Liberian republic.
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If he is indifferent to my happiness, and unjust to the woman I love, I will no longer work like a slave for him.
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Although the number of slaves in the Brazils is very great, there is nowhere such a thing as a slave-market.
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In Brazil, the slave-trade exists in full force; in Cuba, it is unmitigated in its extent and horrors.
In 1813, some disputes arose between the court of Rio and England on account of the slave trade.
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WORDS RELATED TO SLAVE
- bend over backwards
- break one's back
- break one's neck
- exert oneself
- give it one's best shot
- give the old college try
- go all out
- have one's nose to grindstone
- make every effort
- plug away
- take a crack
- take a stab
- take on
- try one's hardest
- work like a dog
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