Abraham Lincoln by Grace Hansen

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Nevertheless, a government cavalry forced a retreat and defeated the rebels in 1671. –1709), led a rebellion against Tsar Peter I, who ruled Russia 1682–1725. Both Cossacks, who feared the encroachment of Peter’s police state into their territory, and serfs, who saw Peter’s reforms as an assault on their orthodox religion and traditional way of living, opposed his attempts to ‘‘Westernize’’ Russia and build a centralized modern state. Large numbers of serfs abandoned their estates, either leaving the country entirely or fleeing to the rural frontiers inhabited by the Cossacks, but Peter authorized bounty hunters to capture and return the runaways.

Peasant rebellions helped terminate Mongol rule and establish the Ming Dynasty (1368–1644), whose first emperor, T’Ai Tsu (1368–1398), abolished slavery. While this formal action did not abolish slavery entirely, it did reduce the number of slaves to a very small percentage of China’s population. Japan and Korea Although Japan had a small number of slaves and outcast groups, the vast majority of Japanese people were peasants who periodically rose in rebellion. Korea, on the other hand, had a substantial slave population, called the nobi, which was the lowest strata in its four-class system.

11 Indian slaves worked primarily as domestic servants but also in a variety of other occupations and functions, including agriculture, crafts, and concubinage. Slavery provided more flexibility than the caste system, and slaves often had opportunities to improve their lot. There is little evidence of slave revolts in India, probably because chattel slavery was never so concentrated that it became a central feature of the economy. When Islam spread to India during the Middle Ages, it introduced new forms of slavery, including extensive use of concubines, eunuchs, and military slaves.

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