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Q: What would plantation owners prefer slaves instead of indentured servants?
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Why would plantation owners prefer slaves instead of indentured servants?

The children of female slaves didn't need to be bought.


Was the advantage of indentured servitude for plantation owner's?

One advantage of having indentured servants for plantation owners was that they could increase their profit margin. The plantation owners had very cheap labor.


How did colonial plantation owners get indentured servants?

Using the headright system, people in England 100s of acres of land in America by becoming indentured servants for a period of time, usually 7 years. These indentured servants were most often used by the plantation owners in Virginia initially.


Why couldn't plantation owners in the colonial days use indentured servants?

Slaves cost much less: to buy and to care for than indentured servants.


Why did plantation owners switch from indentured servants to slaves?

one reason is Bacon's Rebellion. but that's only one.


What was one way plantation owners tried to keep slaves under control?

By denying them privileges granted to indentured servants


Why would plantation owners prefer slave instead of indentured servants?

Slaves were property and were not free to leave the plantation, but an indentured servant was a free white person who signed a 7 year contract. Indentured servitude often was not completed and since they were white they could fade into the population while any African American was a slave no matter where he/she was. They needed permission to leave the plantation.


What did slave owners call house servants?

indentured servants


why were indentured servants and blacks not allowed to marry?

their owners are afraid indentured servants would teach blacks to read or write


What is the reason plantation owners preferred to have slaves rather than indentured servants?

The children of slave women were slaves that didn't need to be purchased


Why would plantation owners prefer slaves instead of indentured slaves?

The children of female slaves didn't need to be bought.


Why would plantation owners prefer slaves instead of indentured servantes?

The children of female slaves didn't need to be bought.

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