Indentured Servant in the English Colony
SCENARIO: You are a poor but respectable young woman from East Anglia. You are intelligent, literate and a good worker but there are no good opportunities for employment at home or even in London. You want more out of life and hope to get ahead in the world. Therefore, you have decided to take your chances as an indentured servant in the English colonies. After your period of indenture, you hope to settle down and get married. Which colony do you choose? Why? (Note: you should consider social, economic, and political reasons and mention how your colony is different/better than the others)Massachusetts BayPennsylvaniaMarylandVirginia
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I would agree to sign a contract as an indentured servant that would see me work for a certain number of years in exchange for transportation to Virginia colony. Virginia is the colony I choose first because the contract assures to provide food, clothing, and shelter arriving on the first days while working. Virginia also promises to work for a certain period of time let’s say about five years with the……………………………………………..
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