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Indentured Servitude in Colonial America

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              INDENTURED SERVITUDE IN COLONIAL AMERICA   Ashley Brown Colonial America to 1783 Dr. Christine Eisel November 16  2016     Indentured…

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Indentured Servitude in Colonial America

“A Prequel to The French and Indian War”

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    “A Prequel to The French and Indian War” When we think of colonial America prior to the Revolutionary War, it is very hard to not think about the…

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Anti-Slavery in the British American Colonies

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Anti-Slave Sentiments in the Early American Colonies      In 1619, the first African slave was brought to the British North American colonies, but…

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Antinomianism v. Legalism

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The Separatists came to America because they believed that the Church of England had become too secular and wanted to become more like Christ. “It is…

Contributors: Jere Norville

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Christianity in the Colonial World: Use It How You See Best.

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During the colonial period every European empire that had its hands on the continent saw itself as a Christian nation. Though denominations varied…

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Making Enemies

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  Before Europeans began to colonize the New World, The Americas, they had already formed the image of the Savage Indian. It is this assumption by the…

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Nasty Women: Gendered Expectations versus Reality Regarding Sexuality and Law

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Hoarding on ships, a variety of men, women, children as well as African slaves entered this new world for the first time, bringing old familiarities…

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Poisoning or Demons?

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    During the late 1600s, the English-colonist were still trying to find their purpose in the New World. This led to strain and conflict in some of…

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Salt Poisoning In The Starving Time

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         The winter of 1609-1610 in the Jamestown colony became known as “The Starving Time” due to the immense loss of life of the colonists living…

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The Influence of the Iroquois League

     During a time of devastation and hardship that was to come as the Europeans brought their ambitions of God, Gold, and Glory to the Americas, one…

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