The English government wanted a colony to grow rice. It wanted another colony that would focus on tobacco as a cash crop. 4. Why was slavery less prevalent in the northern colonies? Northern whites were not as racist as southern whites. It was too expensive to transport slaves to the North. The small farms of the northern colonies did not need slaves. More reformers lived in the North. The northern colonies used Indian labor instead.
5. What led to slavery decreasing in Philadelphia after 1750? Quakers pushed to outlaw slavery. There were no cash crops in Philadelphia. Many slaves escaped to New England. A smallpox epidemic killed thousands of slaves. Artisans and merchants turned more to wage laborers. 6. “Republicanism” in the eighteenth-century Anglo-American political world emphasized the importance of ________ as the essence of liberty. Protecting the natural rights of all humans Active participation in public life by property-owning citizens A strong central state Supporting royal authority as opposed to parliamentary authority Voting rights for all adult men 7. What would be an example of John Locke’s views on liberalism? A slave who had every right to challenge his or her bondage A government that had a king to check the power of the legislative branch A person who has the right to choose what church he or she
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