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Ex-slave Gordon displayin whippin scars during a medical examination in 1863 at a Union militar camp in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Gordon haed escaped frae sclavery on a Louisiana plantation an gained freedom shortly efter reachin the Union camp, later enleetin an servin in the Union Airmy.

Sclavery is, in the strictest sense o the term, ony seestem in which principles o property law are applee'd tae fowk, allaein indiveeduals tae ain, buy an sell ither indiveeduals, as a de jure form o property.[1] A sclave is unable tae widraw unilaterally frae such an arrangement an wirks withoot remuneration.

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  1. Laura Brace (2004). [Sclavery at Google Books The Politics of Property: Labour, Freedom and Belonging] Check |url= value (help). Edinburgh University Press. pp. 162–. ISBN 978-0-7486-1535-3. Retrieved May 31, 2012.