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Slaves and Indentured Servants

Both indentured servants and African slaves were used as sources of labor in the Americas. Compare and contrast the lives of each in the colonies. Also, explain why the colonies moved increasingly from indentured servants to slaves.

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Both indentured servants and African slaves were used as sources of labor in the Americas. Compare and contrast the lives of each in the colonies. Also, explain why the colonies moved increasingly from indentured servants to slaves.

Indentured servants weren't the same as African slaves for several important reasons including that indentured servants had the ability to buy ...

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Contrasting slaves and indentured servants

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