Comparison of Roman and American slavery

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Comparison of Roman and Western Slavery

Slavery is one of the most common entities between the Roman 's society and the Western society in the late 1800 's. Both civilizations have many differences and similarities between their views on slavery, treatments of the slaves, and economics of slavery. Such similarities include the imprisonment of slaves, the cruel treatments towards slaves, and the legal status of slaves as their owner 's property. However, despite the many differences, slavery between polar societies always has its differences. These differences include the rights of the slaves, the slave 's origins, and the payment of the slaves. Through the comparison of slavery present in Western society of the later 1800 's and Roman
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Another difference is the ability for the Roman slaves to rebel with a large force, while the American slaves only tried to run away. The Roman slaves created large slave armies, while the American slaves only created the secret underground railroad. Just as the Romans gather together large quantities of slaves to create an army, Sparticus similarly was one of Rome 's great heroes who shows the similarities
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