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  • verb Present participle of reenslave.

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Examples

  • Note that the Amendment forbids not only “slavery” but also “involuntary servitude,” a provision deliberately inserted to prevent state governments from, in effect, reenslaving blacks by imposing “temporary” forced labor systems.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Does Mandatory “National Service” Violate the Thirteenth Amendment?

  • A military expedition captured Palmares, reenslaving maroon dwellers.

    1693

  • For, as I have said, the police system of the South was originally designed to keep track of all Negroes, not simply of criminals; and when the Negroes were freed and the whole South was convinced of the impossibility of free Negro labor, the first and almost universal device was to use the courts as a means of reenslaving the blacks.

    The Souls of Black Folk

  • For, as I have said, the police system of the South was originally designed to keep track of all Negroes, not simply of criminals; and when the Negroes were freed and the whole South was convinced of the impossibility of free Negro labor, the first and almost universal device was to use the courts as a means of reenslaving the blacks.

    The Souls of Black Folk

  • In the case of Jay’s Treaty, there was an incidental connection: reenslaving blacks, he wrote, would “impose… an act of perfidy on one of the contracting parties”—the British, who had promised liberty in return for loyalty.

    Alexander Hamilton, American

  • In the case of Jay’s Treaty, there was an incidental connection: reenslaving blacks, he wrote, would “impose… an act of perfidy on one of the contracting parties”—the British, who had promised liberty in return for loyalty.

    Alexander Hamilton, American

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