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There were a lot of obvious labor and economic benefits to creating a race based slavesystem; however, the transition to race-based slavery was more complex than what mightbe obvious to a 21st-century student.Read Edmund Morgan's paper, "Slavery and Freedom:the American Paradox" and as a class evaluate his argument that wealthy English anxietiesabout English poorer people living in the colonies encouraged the development of a racebased slave system.What evidence does Morgan provide that proves his point?***NOTE: This article is from 1972 and contains the word "negroes". DO NOT use this termin your discussion posts or your assignments.***Your initial post and responses to fellow classmates should be at least 100 words andcited with credible and scholarly sources from the GMC databases. You may also use yourtextbook as a source. ONLY USE THE GMC LIBRARY DATABASE OR YOUR TEXTBOOK foryour research. Remember to cite all quotes.

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Term
Spring
Professor
Wells
Tags
Poverty, Slavery in the United States, Cycle of poverty, Edmund Morgan

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