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    Why did slavery exist during the Renaissance when emphasis was being placed on the worth of humans and their unique qualities? How could Humanism and slavery exist at the same time?

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    As you look at the almost contradictory existence of slavery during the Renaissance when emphasis was being placed on the worth of humans and their unique qualities in terms of Humanism, please note that there are many reasons why they existed at the same time.

    First of all, please note that during the Renaissance, the ...

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    The existence of Humanism and slavery is debated.

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