Who filled the growing labor needs of the middle colonies?
Indentured Servants. :)
Yes the middle colonies did have slave labor.
Most labor in the middle colonies involved tending to the fields and building residencies or townships. Because the colonies were undeveloped, most labor consisted of building and maintaining.
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In the American colonies growing cotton depended on slave labor
What factors made slavery more beneficial to the southern colonies than the New England colonies or the middle colonies?
In the southern colonies, the land was better for growing crops, so there were a lot more farms and plantations. Because there were so many farms and plantations, these places needed more cheap easy labor. In the New England colonies, the soil was rocky, and not good for farming. In the Middle colonies, there was some farming, but not a lot. Answer (OCinneide) The northern colonies were primarily industrial based while the south was primarily… Read More
The southern plantation colonies used slave labor to grow cotton and tobacco. Middle and northern colonies had no need for slaves.
Immigrants and slaves
Both colonies did not depend on the labor of the slave.
yes they did.
The Middle Colonies had more diverse populations, primarily because there were many large, highly active seaports in that region (New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore for example) that were prime destinations for ships carrying immigrates. Additionally, the South was mostly agricultural, and prior to the Civil War, entrant jobs were filled mostly by slave labor.
yes they did use slave labor
Labor then in the middle ages comprised primarily of service to "masters" and generally also in building houses, boats, weaponry, tailoring and many others for its community.
Why did the southern colonies depend more on slave labor more than the New England or middle colonies?
The southern colonies depended more because, New England or The Middle Colonies didn't think it was fair to have slaves and they could do everything themselves. New England and The Middle Colonies were more independent and not L A Z Y !
Because they needed money
On the whole, the New England and Middle Colonies of America in the 17th and 18th centuries did not contain widespread nor economically significant slave-holding. That slavery was initially legal is undeniable; however, by contrast with the Southern colonies, the basic way of life of these colonies was not dependent on slave-labor in any important respect.
Why did slavery take root so firmly in the southern colonies but not in the New England or middle colonies?
The Southern economy was centred on agriculture, particularly the cultivation of cotton. This industry was very labor intensive and the farmers couldn't afford to hire workers so black slaves were cheap labor. In the North the predominant industry was manufacturing which did not require slave labor.
a good climate and fertile land meant the colonists could grow a large quantity of staple crops unlike colonists in new England, some slaves worked in the the middle colonies but not as many as in the south indentured servants did more of the labor
Cotton and tobacco growing and slave trading. While Rhode Island did have quite a lot of slave trading, the Southern colonies had huge plantations with slave labor. Slaves were bought and sold and forced to work on these plantations with no pay and poor conditions.
Dependency on slave labor increased in the Southern colonies because these colonies grew more crops. They needed free labor to make the most money.
It provided the best place to unload supplies for delivery via wagon or rail. In contrast, labor supply in the area was poor.
New England colonies labor forces are to sell slaves and trade.
New england colonies
Everyone. 90% of the population farmed. The rest were sailors, merchants, coopers, shoe makers, ship builders and many more jobs.
Why did Spain turn to Africa to provide labor for its Americas Colonies?
To provide labor for the colonies.
Could the colonies labor problem have been solved without slavery?
Slavery was the system that brought many Africans to the Southern colonies for forced labor. The Irish were also used as slaves in the colonies and elsewhere in the New World.
The Southern Colonies made a living by growing cash crops like tobacco and indigo and by using slaves for cheap labor. In the south they used the plantation system in which many of the plantations were self-sufficient.
Slavery was legal in the colonies. Most of the slaves in the colonies came from the Caribbean. They were brought over to the colonies when they needed help with labor.
There was a high demand for slave labor in the south because the southern colonies had warm climate and fertile soil which made farming it's main economy.There were longer growing seasons which made more plants and crops to be grown.This meant more slaves to work on plantations for people.
Improve the economy, and improve the labor shortage in the colonies.
because they could
It eventually led to the creation of the Headright System in 1618, which was an attempt to eliminate the overwhelming labor shortages in the colonies, particularly in the South.
The came to the colonies as a means for cheap labor and money for the people who sold them as slaves
Slave labor was mostly used in the south
Slavery started in the colonies because of the need for cheap labor. The colonies needed people to work on the cotton farms. It existed before the colonies ever were. it did not begin in the colonies..
Which section of the thirteen English colonies had a cash crop economy featuring large plantations dependent on slave labor?
The Southern Colonies The Southern Colonies
a. Virginia, like most other Middle Colonies, was a large rice producer. b. It mainly produced fish and timber with no slave labor. c. Tobacco was one of its early cash crops. d. Virginia's early economy focused on the production of manufactured goods with no slave labor in the colony.
The southern colonies were the only colonies that slave labor was actually profitable because they had a large amount of crops. The wealthy landownsers, who could buy several slaves, could house the slaves in their large plantation homes.
Slavery provided labor for the developing textile industries in the southern colonies.
American Colonies imported slave labor and possibly things such as food and spices, as well.
Slavery was introduced to the British colonies to support the labor-intensive cultivation of crops.
The southern colonies