originally referred to the condition of a serf bound to his master's land, but now implies any condition of subjugation or captivity
refers to compulsory labor or service for another, often, specif., such labor imposed as punishment for crime
implies absolute subjection to another person who owns and completely controls one
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Then war can become obsolete, as foreign to us as slavery and public hangings.
Although older, his own name was present under Damian's, as if it had been erased during the long years of his slavery and newly added.
Slavery was forbidden by the sixth article of the ordinance; and the third article read: "Religion, morality and knowledge being necessary to good government and the happiness of mankind, schools and the means of education shall for ever be encouraged."
Bassett, Constitutional Beginnings of North Carolina (Baltimore, 1894); The Regulators of North Carolina (Washington, 1894); and Slavery in the State of North Carolina (Baltimore, 1899), are all trustworthy.
Owing to the prohibition of slavery the vast majority of the early immigrants to Ohio came from the North, but, until the Mexican War forced the slavery question into the foreground, the Democrats usually controlled the state, because the principles of that party were more in harmony with frontier ideas of equality.