Why did Chesapeake planters use black slaves more than indentured white servants after 1680?
declining death rates made slaves more profitable than indentured servants
As settlers in the Chesapeake area focused on cash crops, the need for workers grew. After Bacon's Rebellion, many decided Indentured Servants could prove dangerous and focused more on African slaves. Unlike indentured servants, African slaves were slaves for life. Chesapeake planters moved further towards securing dominion over the slaves with the introduction of slave codes.
White planters and everybody else- small farmers, indentured servants, and slaves.
because slaves were never freed :(
Main crop worked was tobacco. Planters preferred European indentured servants up until the 1670s. Early slaves were treated much like indentured servants.
indentured servants were cheaper then the african slaves
Yes. Georgia had both slaves and indentured servants.
in 1619 the first Africans (about 20) arrived on a Dutch vessel to the chesapeake Bay (Massachusetts)but they were not treated as slaves but as indentured servants. === ===
The Chesapeake area gained slaves to work the lands. They first started out as indentured servants but that changed after whites began to fear the black population will gain too much power. In 1790, the slaves were freed due to the depletion of the land.
what role did slaves and indentured servants play in the colonies
They didn’t have indentured servants. Only slaves were used.
They used indentured servants.
There were large land owners, Planters/farmers, women who were pretty much homemakers, indentured servants, slaves, and artisans/craftsman.
New York had indentured servants and slaves.
When the colonies required indentured servants or slaves it was to do the work. The first slave arrived in Jamestown in 1609 and after tobacco got a start in the colony workers were needed. Indentured servants didn't work out as well, so more slaves were brought in than indentured servants.
Because many indentured servants participated in Bacon's Rebellion, Virginia planters became more interested in slaves as a potential labor source.
Slaves are owned by other people. Indentured servants signed a 7 year contract and were free people.
Virginia planters expanded their plantations to thousands of acres by 1670& slaves were a cost effective way to get the work done. source: http://www.chacha.com/question/why-did-virginia-planters-switch-to-slave-labor-in-the-1670%27s
Slaves could be worked longer and harder and treated poorer than indentured servants, making them a financially better deal for the owners. In addition, as the laws changed, the children of slaves became slaves themselves. Indentured servants would move on when their debt was paid.
In 1652, the Catholic colony of Rhode Island made slavery illegal, and the colony of Virginia had fewer than 500 slaves -- only three percent of its almost 17,000 colonists. The tobacco planters of Virginia were still dependent primarily on indentured servants for labor, the indentured servants not requiring an initial investment as did the buying of slaves.
slaves and indentured servants were first brought to north American to work producing
Slaves became cheaper because the Royal African Company lost its monopoly so everyone could transport slaves to the New World. An influx of slaves meant they were cheaper than before and also planters didn't trust indentured servants after Bacon's Rebellion
The southern colonies had both. The indentured servants were most likely prisoners.
For this answer, you should look at Bacon's Rebellion- Where Nathanial Bacon revolted against the governor of Virginia, attempting to burn down all of Jamestown. The reason the former indentured servants threatened the elit is because Bacon's mob was comprised of jaded indentured servants (who were getting the short end of the stick when it came to land) and African slaves. After the uprising, none of the wealthy settlers wanted to hire indentured servants, so… Read More
Because old Americana's where lazy and disgusting. there where not needed. all of the indentured servants are basically slaves.
In the early days of the American colonies, slaves and indentured servants had no rights worth speaking about. More so with slaves. However, in order to have indentured servants and slaves work to full capacity, these poor people were treated well enough to keep them fed & housed. Some of course were badly mistreated, tortured and killed.
Indentured servants work less then enslaved people, they get more breaks then the slaves.
The indentured servants had to work since they got paid a lot of money and the slaves were forced to work and there master treated them badly
Indentured servants were slaves that got transported to colonies and they agree to work for a period of time When people immigrated to another country, they were often poor. In exchange for their basic necessities, people would sign a contract with a land owner causing them to be indentured. Indentured slaves are different from slaves in that indentured slaves voluntarily enter into a contract to work for another person. Slaves were bought and sold as… Read More
because the tabacco prices fell the land owners needed more cheep people to work on their plantations and turned to slaves rater than indentured servants.
No. Indentured workers were very early in colonial history and slaves replaced them as workers.
They feared an uprising of the indentured white servants and, unlike the indentured servants, slaves would be servants for life instead of the usual 7+ years.
Slaves cost much less: to buy and to care for than indentured servants.
Yes, there were
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Slaves Indentured Servants
Indentured servants were not paid wages, but they were provided with food & lodging. They were kept as slaves until they worked off whatever debt they incurred.
Slaves could be counted on to be more loyal to their masters, and slaves are property and can be bought and sold. Indentured servants are contractually obligated to work for their employer for a fixed amount of time after which they can leave.
In the 13 original english colonies indentured servants were placed by african slaves for all the following reasons except?
In the 13 original English colonies, indentured servants were replaced by African slaves because unlike slaves, servants were guaranteed to be eventually released from bondage, and therefore slaves would provide renewable sources of labor.
In the era of forced labor, slaves were considered by owners to be more reliable than indentured servants. This is because the owners saw how indentured servants were more likely to rebel and resist due to their superior educational background and exposure to outside society when compared to slaves. Additionally, indentured servants were knowledgeable about the eventual termination of their forced service via a contract that bound them to the owner. They knew they could… Read More
Yes as well as slaves.
they are the same. stupid people
African American Slaves.
Indentured servants, and then slaves.
indentured servants or slaves
Indentured servants & African Slaves
They became president of the U.S.A.
Indentured servants and slaves came from parts of Africa. The African villages were raided and the people were taken and herded onto ships and taken to Europe and the United States. There, they were sold at auction like cattle.
Where was the first city in the US where black people were sold as slaves and used as slaves not indentured servants?
It was Virginia.
slaves served for life
They were not the same. Indentured servants were to serve 7 years, but often they left before they finished their time. They could blend in so it made it hard to find them, but any person who was black was a slave and needed a pass to leave the plantation. Indentured servants were paid and free after 7 years. Slaves were never paid and were considered property.