Indentured servitude is when there is a contract between two parties saying that one party agrees to work for a defined amount of years, usually 3-7 years, in exchange for clothing, food, shelter, and other essentials instead of money. Was a way for poor people to come to America because would agree to do labor in exchange for travel costs and food/clothes/home.
The Headright system began in the US state of Virginia.
The Headright system tried to solve the labor shortage problem. It was also a way to attract new colonists. Immigrant colonists were given one headright and could receive one more for each passage they paid for an additional immigrant.
The Headright system also led to too much distribution of land, increasing the tension between the Native Americans and the colonists. It also let to the increase of indentured servitude and slavery.
ocean route to Asia
Because they ran away when they saw his men. 8===D
The death of many servants
A shortcut to India and China
He explored what is now Southern Quebec and little parts of southeastern Ontario
New types of food.
new types of food
more money for the Virginia company---apex
Samuel de Champlain
primARY SOURCES. apex:)
They believed that he and his men were gods, sent from heaven.
A need for labor was caused by the quick growth of tobacco farming in Jamestown.
The headright system resulted in the wealthy becoming wealthier with no benefit to the workers.
By helping supply the Europeans with the slave trade, the rulers of certain African states were able to increase their power by acquiring more slaves for themselves.
The slave trade also transformed the existing states and societies in Africa. As states sought to expand at the expense of their neighbors, instability and warfare came about. The military became important. The slave trade became an extension of African politics. African governments in the enslaving societies became more centralized while the those who bore the brunt of the slaving attacks became anti authoritarian.
There was also a shift in the locus of power. Before the Europeans, the powerful African states were those that were in central Africa and could influence the trans-Saharan trade routes. Once the Europeans arrived, the power shifted to those states which were closer to the coast.
being an indentured servant
They had few rights under their contract.
Things once unknown now seem like they have always been a part of many cultures.
Answer this q Sir Edwin Sandys' plan for getting more labor to Jamestown included attracting women to the colony, promoting indentured servitude, and:
Slave labor was needed.
They thought there was gold.