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There were a lot of obvious labor and economic benefits to creating a race based slave system; however,the transition to race based slavery was more complex than what might be obvious to a 21st centurystudent.Read Edmund Morgan's paper, "Slavery and Freedom: the American Paradox" and as a classevaluate his argument that wealthy English anxieties about English poorer people living in the coloniesencouraged the development of a race based slave system.What evidence does Morgan provide thatproves his point?
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