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    considered modern slavery, the quality of the product is not as good, and it is against the law to force people to work in bad conditions. The United States government should not be allowed to purchase any products made from a country where labor trafficking occurs because labor trafficking is considered modern day slavery. Slavery was not finished when the United States abolished it in 1865, but continues today as modern slavery. Modern slavery can apply to everybody, no matter their skin color. The Anti-Slavery organisation stated that, “Slavery did not end with abolition in the 19th century. Around 21 million men, women, and children around the world are in a form of slavery. Someone is in slavery if they are forced to work- through mental or physical treated, owned or controlled by an ‘employer’, usually through mental or physical abuse of the threat of abuse, or physically constrained or has restrictions placed on his/her freedom of movement” (“What is Modern Slavery”). Modern slavery is not something the United States government should be encouraging. With the purchasing of products or services made from labor trafficking is a way to encourage it. One of the many reasons companies use labor trafficking to produce a product is because they can sell it cheaper and people like things that are cheaper. With these purchases it shows that the United States government is in agreement with what companies are doing to make the products cheaper. The International Labour…

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    • Denial of responsibility: telling self not to feel responsible because the factors are beyond one’s control. • Denial of Injury: telling self that no party was directly affected by the purchase. • Denial of Victim: telling self that the affected party deserved the situation in which they are. • Condemning the condemners: pointing out that those who criticize engage in other disapproved activities that are alike. • Appeal to higher loyalties: telling self that the unethical behaviors are the…

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    Especially, if the women or girl was put through sex trafficking after she returns home it often never goes well. The family often turns their back on her because at that point she is seen as impure and ineligible to marry off. Women in India who are categorized as “slutty” or “whores” for coming from a brothel or prostitution are often stoned to death for the disrespect and, or the disgrace they may bring to the family. A twelve-year old girl in Bangladesh was lured away from her family…

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    The Horrors of Human Trafficking Human trafficking is the third fastest growing criminal activity being perpetrated around the world, after drugs and arms trafficking. It has been reported that approximately 21 million men, women, and children across every continent and all socioeconomic backgrounds are victims of human trafficking (ExoduscCry.com, n.d.). It has also been reported that on a yearly basis 800,000 men, women, and children are trafficked across international borders…

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    Think about this situation, you are at school and suddenly there is an earthquake tornado or some other natural disaster. Sadly most of the students are killed, later the parents are called in to help identify some of the remains. How are these parents going to figure out if this corpse is their child? Hmmm… maybe by what they saw their child walk out of the house in that morning, so uniforms actually could cause a problem instead of help fix them.      School uniforms…

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    this period also saw the emergence of decidedly anti-democratic nativist policies designed to oppress recently naturalized citizens. The pressure for social reform began as a response to perceived degradations in American society. Increased burden was placed on large cities during the late 1820s as large influxes of immigrants poured into the United States, creating the usual problems of urbanization: overcrowding, unsanitary conditions, disease, and general…

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    racial ideologies. As a result of becoming self-aware and knowledgeable of slavery’s demeanor and its injustices, Douglass contradicts the status quo in the South. This knowledge consists of the evident cruelties in slavery and how the masters hid themselves behind the justifications of their actions through religion and law. His starting point as an abolitionist writer and speaker was created from this knowledge,…

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    effort to end slavery in a nation where social and economic histories were driven by cotton and slave labor. Cotton was a desirable commodity around the world and a highly profitable business for the South. However, cotton was a labor-intensive business and the large number of workers required to grow and harvest cotton came from slave labor. Many people who were invested in the cotton industry could not afford to eliminate slavery because slavery was the fuel that kept Eli Whitney’s Cotton Gin…

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    In the book Destruction of Brazilian Slavery, Robert Conrad breaks down the abolitionist movement into two major phases. After discussing these phases, Conrad then proceeds to describe significant events, key political figures, and the opinions of those who are both pro and anti-slavery. Conrad’s purpose is to describe the development of the abolitionist movement, but through a political lens. While he doesn’t specifically state this, it is apparent in his choice to strictly focus on what is…

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    Sarah Grimke was born in 1729 and her sister Angelina Grimke was born a few years later in 1805 in Charleston, South Carolina. Living in a wealthy southern home, the Grimke sisters had everything handed to them. The Grimke family owned slaves who waited on them hand and foot. In this lifestyle, the sisters witnessed slaves being hurt, beaten, and even beheaded, scaring the girls for life. When trying to teach the slave girls to read and write, the sisters were, inevitably, caught and punished.…

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