Definition of Slave traffic

1. Noun. Traffic in slaves; especially in Black Africans transported to America in the 16th to 19th centuries.

Exact synonyms: Slave Trade
Generic synonyms: Traffic

Lexicographical Neighbors of Slave Traffic

slave ant
slave away
slave breaker
slave code
slave codes
slave dealer
slave driver
slave labour
slave market
slave owner
slave ship
slave state
slave to fashion
slave trade
slave trader
slave traffic (current term)
slaved away

Literary usage of Slave traffic

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. History of the Rise and Fall of the Slave Power in America by Henry Wilson (1875)
"THE SLAVE-TRADE. Increased demand for slave labor. —Slave-traffic ... of slaves had largely appreciated, and the domestic slave-traffic had increased. ..."

2. Christian Missions and Social Progress: A Sociological Study of Foreign Missions by James Shepard Dennis (1897)
"... limited extent from Japan, for the South American and West Indian plantations has been in some respects not far removed from a veritable slave-traffic. ..."

3. The Social Welfare Forum: Official Proceedings ... Annual Forum by National Conference on Social Welfare, American Social Science Association, Conference of Charities (U.S., Conference of Charities (U.S.), National Conference of Social Work (U.S. (1914)
"Mr. Reynolds will speak on The War Against the White slave traffic and Commercialized Vice. WAR AGAINST THE WHITE slave traffic AND COMMERCIALIZED VICE ..."

4. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1887)
"A traffic, as revoking as the slave-traffic of Africa, had sprung up ; gangs of child-jobbers scoured the country to entrap or purchase thousands of little ..."

5. The Immigration Problem: A Study of American Immigration Conditions and Needs by Jeremiah Whipple Jenks, William Jett Lauck, Rufus Daniel Smith (1922)
"The Social Evil and the White slave traffic In many respects the most pitiful as well as the most revolting phase of the immigration question is that ..."

6. The Parliamentary Debates by Great Britain Parliament (1906)
"International Agreement for the Suppression of the White slave traffic. Signed at Paris, 18th May, 3904. (September 9.) No. 25 (1905). ..."

7. The Social Evil, with Special Reference to Conditions Existing in the City by Edwin Robert Anderson Seligmann (1912)
"The White-slave traffic in America In the United States the movement came a little later. The investigations of the Committee of Fifteen had disclosed the ..."

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