verb (used with object), en·slaved, en·slav·ing.
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The discovery is another piece in the saga of the early Catholic plantations in Maryland, their link to Georgetown and the culminating sale by the Jesuits of more than 200 enslaved people in 1838 to save the college.Former Jesuit plantation may hold quarters of the enslaved|Michael Ruane|November 9, 2020|Washington Post
An additional 300,000, or nearly 40 percent of the total number of inhabitants, were enslaved people.Four presidents who put Virginia’s stamp on early America|Andrew Burstein|October 30, 2020|Washington Post
Formerly known as “Penn School,” this was one of the country’s first schools for formerly enslaved individuals.Explore Gullah Culture In Beaufort’s South Carolina’s Low Country|Charli Penn|September 30, 2020|Essence.com
In another, an enslaved man is dutifully following his master off to war.The Problem of Confederate Statues on U.S. Public Lands|Alex Heard|September 28, 2020|Outside Online
To say that asking people to stay home to limit the spread of a deadly disease is an act functionally equivalent to enslaving people is simply bonkers.William Barr is the poster child for politicized law enforcement officials|Philip Bump|September 17, 2020|Washington Post
Historically, conquering armies have seized inhabitants of conquered areas and enslaved them.ISIS, Boko Haram, and the Growing Role of Human Trafficking in 21st Century Terrorism|Louise I. Shelley|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I know how long it takes to recover from being enslaved, because I was trafficked myself.How To Help America’s Trafficking Victims In The Long Term|Ima Matul|June 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For 300 years, Europeans and Americans colonized much of Africa and enslaved millions of its people.
One immediately noticeable difference is that enslaved men tended to be given a greater range of mobility than enslaved women.
After all, his prophetic 1932 novel Brave New World had long before predicted a society enslaved by the drug soma.Three Great Men Died That Day: JFK, C.S. Lewis, and Aldous Huxley|John Garth|November 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
THE spirit of darkness holds mankind enslaved, but one human being escapes him.Mary, Help of Christians|Various
She revolted against the tyranny that held her shut in, enslaved, body and soul, in that wonderful Greek world of hers.The Daughters of Danaus|Mona Caird
As long as the sun endures, or the stars, may it wave over a nation neither enslaved nor enslaving.The Flag Replaced on Sumter|William A. Spicer
The Pisans, who were by this time completely enslaved by Uguccione, seized the opportunity to rise.Florence and Northern Tuscany with Genoa|Edward Hutton
But the more men are enslaved by worldly success, the more certainly are they cut off from domestic pleasures.My Religion|Leo Tolstoy