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Slave raiding is a crime sometimes seen as a normal part of warfare. It is possibly as old as humanity itself, attested to in the earliest surviving written records able to be translated, from Sumeria in Iraq and Mohenjo-Daro in Pakistan. For other uses of War, see War (disambiguation). ... Humanity refers to the human race or mankind as a whole, to that which is characteristically human, or to that which distinguishes [[1]] human beings from animals or from their animal nature. ... Sumer (or Shumer, Sumeria, Shinar, native ki-en-gir) formed the southern part of Mesopotamia from the time of settlement by the Sumerians until the time of Babylonia. ... Mohenjo-daro (literally, mound of the dead), like Harappa, was a city of the Indus Valley civilization. ...

The act of slave raiding involves an organised and concerted attack on a settlement such as a village or region and the collection of the region or settlement's people. The people collected are impressed, ie enslaved, and once turned into slaves, often kept in some form of coffle or slave pen. From the coffle, the force that has enslaved the people will then move the slaves to a mass transport system such as a ship or camel caravan. A reference to colonization, or the resulting communities. ... A village is a human residential settlement commonly found in rural areas. ... Region can be used to mean either: any more or less well-defined geographical area of a country or continent, defined by geography, culture or history in political geography, an administrative subdivision of a country or of the European Union. ... In the United States of America, transit describes local area common carrier passenger transportation configured to provide scheduled service on fixed routes on a non-reservation basis. ... Italian ship-rigged vessel Amerigo Vespucci in New York Harbor, 1976 A ship is a large, sea-going watercraft. ...

Slave raiding was a big business on the coasts of Africa, in ancient Europe and Mesoamerica and in medieval Asia. A world map showing the continent of Africa. ... World map showing Europe Political map (neighbouring countries in Asia and Africa also shown) Europe is one of the seven traditional continents of the Earth. ... The cultural areas of Mesoamerica The term Mesoamérica is used to refer to a geographical region that extends roughly from the Tropic of Cancer in central Mexico down through Guatemala, Belize, Honduras, El Salvador, and Nicaragua to northwestern Costa Rica, and which is characterized by the particular cultural homogeneity... The Middle Ages formed the middle period in a traditional schematic division of European history into three ages: the classical civilization of Antiquity, the Middle Ages, and modern times. ... World map showing the location of Asia. ...

Slave raiding was a violent form of economic development where a resource shortage was addressed with the violent acquisition of the desired resource, in this case a labor shortage. Other than the element of slavery being present such violent taking of a resource does not differ from similar wars or raids to gain territory, oil, food, water or any other scarce commodity. Economic development is the development of the economic wealth of countries or regions for the well-being of their inhabitants. ... A condition whereby there are not enough qualified candidates (employees) to fill needed jobs. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The United States detonated an atomic bomb over Nagasaki on August 9, 1945. ... A raid is a brief attack, normally performed by a small military force of commandos, or by irregulars. ... Natural olive oil Synthetic motor oil Oil, in a general sense, is a chemical compound that is not miscible with water, and is in a liquid state at ambient temperatures. ... Water is a tasteless, odorless substance that is essential to all known forms of life and is known as the universal solvent. ...

The many alternative methods of obtaining human beings to work in indentured or other involuntary conditions has reduced the need for slave raiding and it is no longer widely practiced except on the governmental level such as in some South American countries where state-sanctioned captivity of indentured workers still takes place (Erickson on Guatemala, 2004).

American slavery was predicated on a stream of European countries endorsing slave raiding between African tribes to supply the mass quantities of Africans who were then turned into living farm and factory machines in American plantations. The peculiar institution was a euphemism for slavery and the economic ramifications of it in the American South. ...



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