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Jeffrey Lichy First Writing Assignment Colonial America depicted a demographic plentiful of diversity. While there were many white elites who owned different proprietorships, and other business ventures, there was another group of whites—the white bound servant, who didn’t hold the same status. With the high labor-intensive cotton being the main source of revenue, and the fancy for enhancement of new territories, laborers were a necessity to the United States economy. But, Indentured servants such as Elizabeth Sprigs weren’t treated as well as most thought;
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Unformatted text preview: what we unfortunate English People suffer here is beyond the probability of you in England to conceive. By investigating Elizabeth Sprigs cry to her father in England, as well as George Washingtons agreement with Henry Riddell over the acquiring of German laborers to enhance the Ohio region, it is perceptible that white laborers who agreed to come to the United States in search of land and freedom paid a hefty price....
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