Why did indentured servants come to North America and what was their function in society? Describe their labor?

and living conditions and how they responded to such a life. Why and how were indentured servants replaced? Explain the Atlantic Slave Trade and the experiences of African slaves along the “Middle Passage.” What social and economic impact did slaves have on Southern society?

Asked By: ladyrose31474 - 4/10/2011
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Indentured servants originally came to America after King George passed the Royal Act of Freedom and Advancement (RAFA). This act made it illegal for a person to receive housing, clothing or other non-monetary goods as payment for services. Although RAFA was presented as a act for the lower class people, it was really... More
Answered By: Jet...Punch...Spirit - 4/10/2011
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