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H1301 Unit 1 Lecture Two class 2008 [8]

H1301 Unit 1 Lecture Two class 2008 [8] - women...

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17 th and early 18 th Century Virginia : – Only 3K Indians east of mountains living on treaty “Reservations” – Gov refused to send militia because of “illegal” incursions on Indian land (Gov controlled pelt trade) • Halted Indian war and marched on Williamsburg • Bacon declared a rebel … beat gov forces, but died 1700 – 1735 the balance of Tobacco labor tended toward African Slaves. – Long economic and cultural development of racial slavery for life: • High upfront costs & economic impact of Black
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Unformatted text preview: women taxation (1643) • Higher carrying cost of labor & replacement costs • Baptism laws of 1667 / Life Slavery law of 1667 • – Massive productivity gains with large bodies of slaves pushed “yeomen farmers” out as yield dropped – Fewer long-term social issues with slaves • 40% of IS survived – only 50% became land-owners Unit 1– Lecture Two Hollinger 1301 Hybrid 8 – Cost cutting efforts by Plantation self-sufficiency • Few white artisans or apprentices...
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