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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.
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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There is wide agreement among historians and anthropologists that slavery predates any existing historical documents.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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