Slavery Vs Indentured Servants

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As the farming industry grow larger and larger in america, more labour was needed. Importing people from Africa was proven to be a good option. This is using slaves is more economically beneficial then using indentured servants. Slaves and indentured servants were treated much differently. Slaves were not allowed to be freed like indentured servants after a certain amount of time. The slaves would work from the moment they’re were born to moment of their death. For the Europeans, this meant that they can get more labour out of one slave then an indentured servant. Another beneficial aspects of owning slaves for the European is that they can spend very little on the slaves’ food, clothing, and shelter. For indentured servant, the owners have

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