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of free works with a portion of land, some tools, and clothes to be given at the end of it 2. however, as slaves began to live longer on plantations, they became more favorable over indentured servants, from 1660-1756 C.E., the amount of African slaves in Virginia rose from 950 to 120,000 iii. Virginia Government 1. while Virginia was originally governed by an appointed governor and the House of Burgesses together, the House of Burgesses later grew more powerful; in its structural, it was a series of representative officials elected from local towns, making colonial Virginia a representative democracy in practice iv. Carolina Fur Trade 1. the sustainability of the Carolina’s economy originally relied on furs supplied by native peoples; this caused increased native dependency on Europeans, as well as endemic spread and alcoholism 2. as natives entered into conflict with each other over hunting grounds for furs traded to settlers, they would often capture and enslave enemies to be sold to those settlers; later angered by this and their growing assimilation, natives led attacks on European colonies in the 1700s C.E., causing only military defeat and the loss of more land v. South Carolina, a Colony of Plantations and Slaves 1. while North Carolina arose from Virginia and balanced plantations with forest-based resources, South Carolina arose in 1670 C.E. from Barbados and modeled indigo and rice plantations on those of the Caribbean and Brazil--the two became separate colonies in 1729 C.E. 2. Charleston and other centers in South Carolina relied heavily on the increased usage of slaves; thus, African religious beliefs and diet strongly impacted the colony, while Gullah, a language of African and English roots, became widely spoken by the African majority
3. the increased presence of African-Americans also led to the Stono Rebellion of 1739 C.E., in which approximately one hundred twenty slaves attempted to escape to freedom to Spanish Florida, further resulting in repressive treatments of slaves 4. though the rich clearly dominated political and economic life in South Carolina, followed by farmers, cattlemen, artisans, merchants, and fur traders, mixed descendants of these groups and the two lowest class (native peoples’ and African slaves) blurred social boundaries, as people European fathers and native mothers often participated in the fur trade, while mixed-race slaves with European fathers may have held favorable positions in the labor force on plantations c. New England i. Religious Colonizations, st 1. the Pilgrims were the first to settle the Massachusetts Bay region, reaching Plymouth in 1620 C.E. with the hope of completely separating from the Church of England, which they believed to still be Catholic in nature 2. the Puritans, who arrived later but who also grew enough to absorb Plymouth into the Massachusetts Bay Colony, founded in 1629 C.E., in 1691 C.E., believed that separation was not necessary, but that the priesthood should be abolished and that governmental intervention into religion should end ii.

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