When did slavery begin?

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Slavery was part of the cultures of many ancient civilizations dating back to the empires of ancient Egypt and ancient Asia.
The origin of slavery is lost to prehistory. As a guess, one tribe might have conquered another, with the victors allowing a 'lucky' few to live on, either to perform menial labor or as breeding stock.

There is wide agreement among historians and anthropologists that slavery predates any existing historical documents. Slavery is reported by many of the earliest available reports from China and Japan, Egypt and the Middle East, Africa, Europe and the Americas. It seems that since prehistoric and primitive times, dominant people have used force and fear to make other people serve them.

In the book of Genesis it tells of a time a famine so bad people sold themselves into slavery to the King of Egypt just so they could survive. There is no way to be certain as to when slavery started or even who started it. Slavery has been around since Ancient Egypt and possibly even before then. But, as stated before, we have no way of knowing for sure.
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Where did slavery begin?

Slavery goes back long before recorded history. Ancient cultures like the Egyptians and several Native American tribes kept slaves.

When did slavery begin in America?

The first Africans brought to Colonial America on English occupiedterritory came ashore at Point Comfort, today's Fort Monroe inHampton, Virginia. They were later transported

When did slavery begin in the United States?

Slavery existed in the original Thirteen Colonies before the creation of the United States in 1776. The first slaves were brought over from Africa after the founding of Virgin

When did slavery begin in Maryland?

Slavery began in Maryland in 1642 and did not end until 1864. Thefirst Maryland slaves were delivered to St. Mary's City inMaryland.

When did slavery begin and why?

Slavery has been around since ancient times so no one knows forsure when it started. Slaves were used for labor and other duties.

When did slavery begin in US?

Slavery began in Virginia in 1619 when the first African slavesarrived in Jamestown to help with the production of tobacco. ADutch ship carried 20 slaved over the Pacific.

When did slavery begin in North America?

Slavery originally began with the Aztecs in the 14th Century. Theywould enslave other Aztecs, usually as a form of criminalpunishment. The first African slaves were used by th

When did slavery begin in the civil war?

It didn't. It had died out earlier in the North, and the South was finding it harder to establish new slave-states. In other words, the South was trying hard to preserve a sy