Essay on indentured labour

During the 1600s and 1700s, colonists enslaved hundreds of thousands of Africans. English colonists had enslaved Native Americans but many resisted learning the English ways and many were able to escape because they knew the land better than the English colonists. As the indentured servant population fell many English colonists turned to African slaves because it provided many benefits such as the slaves would have more difficulty running away because they are new to the land therefore the English colonists know the land better and slaves were property for life and not for a couple of years. Also many colonists saw the Africans as inferior because of their dark skin and believed that the Africans owed the English colonists a life of servitude.

Essay on indentured labour

essay on indentured labour

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