CHAPTER FOUR - CHAPTER FOUR AMERICAN LIFE IN THE...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
CHAPTER FOUR AMERICAN LIFE IN THE SEVENTEENTY CENTURY 1. Why was the Chesapeake Bay area so unhealthy? Malaria, dysentery, and typhoid took a cruel toll.(Most people dead so fast was because their bodies hadn’t yet build antibodies for the dieses ) 2. Where did the tobacco farmers of the Chesapeake get the much-needed labor to work their ever-growing plantations? Indentured servants. People from England who had fled from disastrous slump, farmers and displaced works desperate for employment. And also with the help of the “head right system” it encouraged the importation of servant workers because it give the masters 50 acres of land whoever paid the passage of a laborer. 3. Who were the rebels of Bacon’s Rebellion? What was the cause of their rebellion? They were frontiersmen, frustrated freemen and resentful servants. When Berkeley refused to retaliate against a series of brutal Indian attacks on frontier settlements and also the harsh treatment freemen and servants were getting.
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 04/04/2010 for the course HIST HIS201 taught by Professor Rigsby during the Spring '10 term at Snead State Community College.

Page1 / 3

CHAPTER FOUR - CHAPTER FOUR AMERICAN LIFE IN THE...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online