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the state of being under the control of another person

the practice of owning slaves

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work done under harsh conditions for little or no pay

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Lynch urged the slavemaster to divide the old from the young, the light skinned from the dark skinned, the short from the tall--the same divisions that the class was grappling with in the first weeks of school.
INCEST victim Anne-Marie Wilson had a slavemaster and a rapist instead of a father.
But the slavemaster could not obtain that productivity without giving more freedom to the slave.
What seems harmless fun at first can become a relentless slavemaster, undermining good work habits and creating an expectation, not only of good luck, but of bad luck and accidents.
Warren is enough of a scholar to know that Jefferson was widely read in history; in fact, in "Query XIV" of Notes on the State of Virginia (written well before Lilburne's act of murder) Jefferson mentions a Roman slavemaster, "a certain Vedius Pollio, who, in the presence of Augustus, would have given a slave as food to his fish, for having broken a glass" (268)--an incident not so very different from Lilburne's murder of a slave for having broken a pitcher.
You can just imagine 'Officer Coxon' as the slavemaster on a chain gang.
But many historians dispute the equity of the Republicans' sectional impact, as Wills did in Slavemaster President.
while another provided a poisonous syrup to be used on the slavemaster.
The first legend that warns women of someone who calls himself "slavemaster" luring women to their deaths over the Internet, is rooted in the actions of John Edward Robinson who was arrested in June 2000 and charged with sexual assault of two women in the Kansas City area whom he had contacted over the Internet using the name slavemaster (Snopes: "Slavemaster").
After being freed for his service, he moved from Connecticut, where he was owned by a cruel slavemaster, to Vermont, where he continued to bear physical and financial difficulties.
For me, my "X" replaced the white slavemaster name of "Little" which some blue-eyed devil named Little had imposed upon my paternal forebears.
Many workers are in denial that our present-day slavemaster is the Federal Reserve System, and its collection agencies are known as the Internal Revenue Service and California Franchise Tax Board, among others.
A SILENCE of the Lambs-style slavemaster kept four women chained in a dungeon and forced them to keep a diary logging when they'd been raped.