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Sir Arthur Evans
Many people dedicate their lives to history and uncovering the past. Sir Arthur J. Evans was one of the most well-known in the late 1800s. His discoveries of the Minoans still fascinate historians today.
Slavery Fought Through the Written Word
Slavery was a hot topic long before the Civil War broke out. Individuals from both sides voiced their opinions through laws, political speeches, and even the written word.
Slavery in America
Slavery in America was not a new institution. It was though a very brutal one that brought slave treatment into the world's view and helped bring down its reign.
Slavery Justified Through History
Slavery was a perfect source of that as labor only cost a little extra for those who owned them and they were easy to obtain. As the civilizations grew, so did their conflicts.
Slavery Justified Through the Bible
Supporters of slavery even turned to the Christian Bible for arguments. From the sacred texts, it was argued how slavery was not only acceptable but almost needed to keep society moving forward.
Slavery Justified Through the Life of the Slave
Every culture had levels of society that worked menial tasks. There was always someone needed to wash clothes, clean houses, drive others around, and keep food on the table. Those that supported slavery saw it as the role of Africans and the support needed that slavery was the answer for those tasks
Slavery Within Africa
Slavery was widespread throughout Africa as tribes would fight other tribes and take prisoners of war turning them into slavery. Slavery did not originate in the same tribe.
Slaves in the Western American Territories
As the west began to expand with more and more Americans, many of them were bringing their slaves with them to continue the way of life they were familiar with. It was not strange or out of the ordinary but it have huge impacts for the future of the country.
South Africa's Attraction to Europe
The land of South Africa was what first drew colonists to the area as it was full of “watercourses and shorelines.” It gave opportunity for “growth of pastoralism and….fostering large scale polities.”
Sovereignty and Standby
John MacFarlane discussed in “Sovereignty and Standby: The 1964 Conference on UN Peacekeeping Forces” the desire of having resources earmarked for United Nations use and the issue of sovereignty that arose as the topic was discussed by more and more of UN members.
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