Module 02: Unthinking Decision? Why Did Slavery Emerge in Virginia?

Evidence 9: Term of Servants in Virginia, 1620-1690

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The chart below depicts how many years an indentured servant agreed to serve in return for passage to Virginia.

Question to Consider

  • What factors might have influenced the length of service?


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