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Informative essay: Slavery argument

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Jameson Jenkins

English 1315, essay 5
Jenna Garrett
26 October 2011

Jenkins i

Outline
Thesis statement: Slavery is a bad way to run a country ethically, socially and economically.

I. In all the regions of the world that have experienced slavery, slaves endured many experiences that could be seen as unethical. All forms of slaves were oppressed while being enslaved. a. The oldest and most ordinary form of slavery is the servant or worker slave. Servant slaves usually spent the majority of their day outside doing whatever their master’s wishes are whether if it is pushing blocks onto the top of a pyramid while the hot blazing sun beams its merciless heat waves on their tired bruised bodies or in hot plantation in the Middle East picking roots for hours on hours a day b. called “An Essay on the Conversion of African Slave in the British Sugar Hill Colonies” by James Ramsey, who was a doctor in the Sugar Hills, described what he saw happening to the slaves. James Ramsey stated,… II. Social area of slavery differs from cultures, but no matter where the slaves are the in oppression. c. A good example of one of the Rebillions is the Zanj rebellion in 863-888 A.D. During this rebellion five hundred thousand slaves led by Ali ibn Muhammad brutally murdered tens of thousands of Iraqis in lower Iraq. d. Another great example of slaveries social effect is the civil war in America. Slavery was one of the things that the south depended and Abraham Lincoln

Jenkins ii wanted to abolish slavery. This event separated the country into the Union against the confederacy. This war led to the end of over 650,000 American lives. III. Although slavery has helped the economic part of civilization most of the time, but the ethical and social side of it makes it a bad decision to run a country. e. It was estimated by Roger L. Ransom, an economic historian at the University of California that the war cost “$6.6 billion in direct costs with each region incurring roughly half the total.” f. Another example is during the Third Servile war in the Roman Empire.

Jenkins 1

Slavery Argument
Slavery is when a human being is claimed legal property of another human being. Slavery has existed for thousands of years even before Christ. The earliest years recorded of slavery were 8,000 BC in Egypt, and slavery still goes on today in many parts of the world. Slavery has impacted countries’ past and presents and is an important, but very sensitive subject. Slavery is a bad way to run a country ethically, socially and economically. In all the regions of the world that have experienced slavery, slaves endured many experiences that could be seen as unethical. All forms of slaves were oppressed while being enslaved and. Gladiators of Rome was put in an arena to fight to death for the entertainment of his audience. Not all Gladiators chose to live this way; most were originally sold or imprisoned individuals brought to the arenas. The oldest and most ordinary form of slavery is the servant or worker slave. Servant slaves usually spent the majority of their day outside doing whatever their master’s wishes are whether if it is pushing...
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