Colonization Essay

This essay has a total of 408 words and 3 pages.


Even as Europeans staked their claims to the lands of the Americas, discoveries forced
Europe's intellectuals to rethink the geographical, cosmographical, and spatial
categories in which they had conceived of their world. Print helped to diffuse these novel
concepts, although it also sustained older traditions of picturing lands and their
inhabitants. Nevertheless, by the 16th century, the new geographies created by Europeans
had begun to attain wide circulation.

Slavery was caused by economic factors of the english
settlers in the late 17th century. Colonists continually tried to
allure laborers to the colony. The headright system was to give
the indentured servant, a method of becoming independent after a
number of years of service. Slavery was caused by economic
reasons. Colonists chiefly relied on Indentured Servitude,
inorder to facilitate their need for labor. The decreasing
population combined with a need for a labor force, led colonists
to believe that African slaves were the most efficient way to
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