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Slave Society is a society where the fundamental class conflict is based on the division of people into masters and slaves, with slaves being the dominant producing class, and ownership over this complete commodification of the human being controlled by masters. Slavery has been practiced throughout the world at various times, but only in exceptional circumstances have there been attempts to create actual "slave societies"; notably in the Americas (1492 - 1865) The slave societies in the Americas were the most thorough going and repressive in history. While the Middle American Incans, Mayans, Aztecs, and others practiced slavery to certain limited extents, the arrival of white Europeans brought with it a combination of mass genocide, terror, and slavery on a scale humanity has not seen since. In the United States of America, the first slaves were captured in Africa and carried over the Atlantic in the most barbarous ...