How did Maryland differ from Virginia?
Maryland's settlers congregated in towns.
Maryland's economy was based on trade.
Maryland offered freedom of religion to all Christian settlers.
Maryland planters could amass large landed estates.
Indentured servants were important to the development of the seventeenth-century Chesapeake
What is an indentured servant?
Most English migrants to the Chesapeake in the seventeenth century were
Which of the following is true concerning indentured servants?
A significant percentage did not live through the period of their indenture.
Most had to pay for their own food out of the meager wages they earned.
They were legally defined as property and had no rights under the law.
They were not generally overworked and found the Chesapeake climate conducive to their
Which of the following was true of most Chesapeake families in the seventeenth-century?
Why did women in the seventeenth-century Chesapeake bear fewer children on the average than their