To Be a Slave Short Answer Test - Answer Key

Julius Lester
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1. Which country introduced Africans to Europe in the early sixteenth century?

Portugal.

2. What is the first group of people that the colonists tried out as slaves?

Indians.

3. Why did the attempt to use this first group of people for manual labor fail for the English Colonists?

They were not used to plantation life and were susceptible to diseases.

4. What was the second group of people that the colonists tried to use for manual labor?

Poor whites, prisoners, and debtors.

5. This second group of people were not slaves but rather called __________________.

Indentured servants.

6. Why did the attempt to use this second group of people also fail for the English colonists?

The seven year turnover meant a continued supply of new people and they could easily run away and blend in with other whites people.

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