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Unformatted text preview: th century.-Young people, cut off from family ties, sick often to the point of death, unable to obtain normal sexual release, regarded their servitude as a form of slavery. No one paid much attention to the reputation of social standing of ones English family. The key to success in the creole society was ownership of slaves. Social institutions that figured importantly in the daily experience of New Englanders were either weak or nonexistent in the Chesapeake colonies. 5. Note the social structure of Virginia in the late 17 th century.-6. Explain the growth of slavery in the 17 th century.-They were Africans taken as slaves to cultivate rice, sugar, and tobacco. As the Native Americans were exterminated and the supply of white indentured servants dried up, European planters demanded ever more African laborers....
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This note was uploaded on 02/04/2012 for the course HIST 1301 taught by Professor Purcell during the Fall '08 term at Austin CC.
- Fall '08
- US History