01. The first African [slaves] arrived in the U.S. in 1619, and were imported to work on tobacco plantations.
02. He treats his wife like a [slave]. He doesn't do any housework or help her in any way.
03. Many African [slaves] captured for sale in America died during the difficult journey across the Atlantic.
04. Egyptian queen Cleopatra tested her poisons on her [slaves].
05. In August of 1993, Japan formally apologized for the first time to women forced to serve its soldiers as sex [slaves] during World War Two.
06. The whole pattern of the world's population was altered by the African [slave] trade.
07. Freedom from [slavery] did not dramatically change the lives of the thousands of African-Jamaicans, most of whom remained poor peasants.
08. I had to [slave] over my essay all weekend, but I'm happy I finally got it done.
09. In the late 1800s, [slaves] in Puerto Rico could be executed simply for disobedient behavior.
10. From 1812 to 1860, about 50,000 blacks, both [slave] and free, left the U.S. for Canada.
11. Certain kinds of ants keep other ants as [slaves] to do work for them.
12. In 1664, the state of Maryland passed a law which stated that any white woman who married a black [slave] would herself become a [slave] until her husband died.
13. Arab colonies exported spices and [slaves] from the Kenyan coast as early as the 8th century.
14. The old man told an amazing story of being kidnapped by pirates, and taken as a [slave] to the Caribbean.
15. The modern world's first black republic was established in 1844 in Liberia by former [slaves] and other blacks from the United States.
16. A large group of [slaves] revolted in Brazil in the 1800s, and were sent back to Nigeria.
17. African religions were brought to Cuba by the thousands of [slaves] transported to the island by the Spanish.
18. [Slavery] was outlawed in United States territories in June of 1862.
19. A group of Martians are planning to invade Earth, and [enslave] all humans.
20. For many years, the area now known as Angola was a focus of the African [slave] trade.
21. In 400 B.C., the Greek city of Sparta included 25,000 citizens, and half a million [slaves].
22. There is a Norwegian proverb which observes that it is better to be free in a foreign place than a [slave] back home.
23. A Ghanaian proverb notes that hunger is felt by a [slave], and hunger is felt by a king.
24. Gandhi once remarked that freedom and [slavery] are mental states.
25. Mary Astell once asked, "If all men are born free, how is it that all women are born [slaves]?"
26. Ernestine Rose once noted that [slavery] and freedom cannot exist together.
27. Christian Bovee once suggested that the great artist is a [slave] to his ideals.
28. Maxim Gorky once remarked that when work is a pleasure, life is a joy! When work is a duty, life is [slavery].
29. Abraham Lincoln once said, "Whenever I hear anyone arguing for [slavery], I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally."
30. Baron Henry Peter Brougham once remarked that education makes a people easy to lead, but difficult to drive; easy to govern, but impossible to [enslave].
31. Ralph Waldo Emerson once noted that if you put a chain around the neck of a [slave], the other end fastens itself around your own.
32. Constantin Brancusi advised, "Create like a god. Command like a king. Work like a [slave]!"

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