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Enslavment/Indertured Servitude-Differences and Similarities

This essay compares the involuntary migration of indentured servants and enslaved Africans. The essay explores the different and similar circumstances that each group had to deal with in the U.S.

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There are significant differences and similarities between the involuntary migration of indentured servants and enslaved Africans to the North America colonies. One difference is the surrounding conditions that resulted in enslavement or being an indentured servant. Most Africans were forced into enslavement. Many Africans were brutally captured on African coasts by European/American salve raiders. Others were forced and sold into slavery by their community and ethnic leaders. The circumstances in which Africans were sold into slavery by ethnic group leaders vary. One example is that many leaders thought they could get ...

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This essay compares the involuntary migration of indentured servants and enslaved Africans. The essay explores the different and similar circumstances that each group had to deal with in the U.S.

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