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King James Bible: Genesis, Chapter 24
Chapter 24 24:1 And Abraham was old, and well stricken in age: and the LORD had blessed Abraham in all things. 24:2 And Abraham said unto his eldest servant of his house, that ruled over all that he had, Put, I pray thee, thy hand under my thigh: 24:3 And I...
Old Testament >> Genesis
King James Bible: Genesis, Chapter 44
Chapter 44 44:1 And he commanded the steward of his house, saying, Fill the men's sacks with food, as much as they can carry, and put every man's money in his sack's mouth. 44:2 And put my cup, the silver cup, in the sack's mouth of the youngest, and his corn...
Old Testament >> Genesis
King James Bible: Leviticus, Chapter 25
Chapter 25 25:1 And the LORD spake unto Moses in mount Sinai, saying, 25:2 Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, When ye come into the land which I give you, then shall the land keep a sabbath unto the LORD. 25:3 Six years thou shalt sow thy...
Old Testament >> Leviticus
King James Bible: Luke, Chapter 7
Chapter 7 7:1 Now when he had ended all his sayings in the audience of the people, he entered into Capernaum. 7:2 And a certain centurion's servant, who was dear unto him, was sick, and ready to die. 7:3 And when he heard of Jesus, he sent unto him the elders...
New Testament >> Luke
King James Bible: Luke, Chapter 14
Chapter 14 14:1 And it came to pass, as he went into the house of one of the chief Pharisees to eat bread on the sabbath day, that they watched him. 14:2 And, behold, there was a certain man before him which had the dropsy. 14:3 And Jesus answering spake unto...
New Testament >> Luke
King James Bible: Matthew, Chapter 8
Chapter 8 8:1 When he was come down from the mountain, great multitudes followed him. 8:2 And, behold, there came a leper and worshipped him, saying, Lord, if thou wilt, thou canst make me clean. 8:3 And Jesus put forth his hand, and touched him, saying, I...
New Testament >> Matthew
King James Bible: Exodus, Chapter 21
Chapter 21 21:1 Now these are the judgments which thou shalt set before them. 21:2 If thou buy an Hebrew servant, six years he shall serve: and in the seventh he shall go out free for nothing. 21:3 If he came in by himself, he shall go out by himself: if he...
Old Testament >> Exodus

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The Education of Indentured Servants in Colonial America
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Lesson 4 Indentured Servants
Understand the difference between slavery and indentured servitude. • Describe Compare and contrast the rights and lives of indentured servants and slaves.
1 Title: Indentured Servants in Maryland Grade Level: 4/5 Topic

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Lidia Bastianich Accused of Keeping Indentured Servant
In a $5 million lawsuit presented yesterday in court, an Italian immigrant who worked for Lidia Bastianich is accusing the Italian matriarch, TV chef, and restaurateur of tricking her into indentured servitude.
Celebrity chef sued for $5M in slave suit
Maria Carmela Farina is seeking $5 million from Bastianich, several of her companies and her daughter, Tanya Bastianich Manuali, for making Farina a “virtual indentured servant,” according to papers filed in the State Supreme Court in Manhattan Aug.
Speaker: Thousands of women, kids trafficked in US each year
Now visualize being beaten, forced to perform sexual perversions, isolated with no grasp of the language of that country, and then being forced to work as an indentured servant.
VOICES: Crime pays for the private prison industry and modern-day convict leasers
The system quickly spread across the South, a region whose leaders have always loved cheap labor whether it be slave, indentured servant, sharecropper, tenant farmer, non-unionized cotton mill hand, or undocumented worker.
Digging deeper
By Matt Fritz La PORTE — One half of her family came into La Porte as an indentured servant — while the other was the city's first brew master.

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Indentured servant - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Indentured Servants In The U.S. | History Detectives | PBS
The idea of indentured servitude was born of a need for cheap labor.
Indentured Servants
Crossland immigrant records in Virginia, page 4: indentured servants.
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While slaves existed in the English colonies throughout the 1600s, indentured servitude was the method of choice employed by many planters before the 1680s .
Slavery and Indentured Servants:Law Library of Congress
Law Library of Congress,Slavery and Indentured Servants.

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