What is Slavery? Quickquiz 1. A slave is someone who owns another person. 2. Slaves are punished if they don't do as they are told. 3. Slaves are not free people. 4. Black Africans were captured and sold into slavery. 5. Slavery is a thing of the past. 6. The ancient Romans had slaves 7. Slaves were used to build the pyramids of ancient Egypt. 8. Slavery was abolished in Britain in 1907. 9. In 1999 Myanmar was condemned for the use of forced labour. 10. People continue to work in near slavery conditions in some countries.