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Slavery Begins in Mesopotamia

6800 BC

Massachusetts first British colony to legalize slavery

1641

Society for Abolition of the Slave Trade founded in Britian

1787

African slave trade abolished in South America, USA, and most of Europe

1789 - 1888

All slavery abolished in Britain and its colonies

1834

Slavery abolished in India, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Burma, and Sierra Leone

1915 - 1976

Nazi government uses slavery

1939 - 1945

Through Free the People and other organizations, slaves are liberated

2013