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The Slave Trade

Did human trafficking end?

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The United States of America hasn't really stopped its human trafficking:
It is still in trade with 49 different countries.

Several forms of human trafficking in the U.S.A:

Sex trafficking:

It means the recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision, or obtaining of a person for the purpose of a commercial sex act.
It means any sex act on account of which anything of value is given to or received by any person.

Coercion:
means threats of serious harm to or physical restraint against any person; any scheme, plan or pattern intended to cause a person to believe that failure to perform an act would result in serious harm to or physical restraint against any person; or, the abuse or threatened abuse of the legal process.

Involuntary servitude:
It includes a condition of servitude induced by means of any scheme, plan, or pattern intended to cause a person to believe that, if the person did not enter into or continue in such condition, that person or another person would suffer serious harm or physical restraint; or the abuse or threatened abuse of the legal process.

Debt bondage:
It means the status or condition of a debtor arising from a pledge by the debtor of his or her personal services or of those of a person under his or her control as a security for debt, if the value of those services as reasonably assessed is not applied toward the liquidation of the debt or the length and nature of those services are not respectively limited and defined.

Peonage:
It means holding someone against his or her will to pay off a debt.