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To: caveat emptor

What a silly criticism.
Whites to the Americas were kidnapped enslaved and dragged here as well.
The english crown took men from his German lands to fight the Indians and Revolutionaries (kidnapped).
Debtors from all over the crowns islands were sent as indentured workers (enslaved).
Use whatever special word you want for the black Americans if it makes you happy.


5 posted on 11/10/2011 5:05:40 PM PST by nkycincinnatikid
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To: nkycincinnatikid
The kid said: "Whites to the Americas were kidnapped enslaved and dragged here as well."

In colonial North America, farmers, planters, and shopkeepers found it very difficult to hire free workers, primarily because cash was short and it was so easy for those workers to set up their own farm. Consequently, the more common solution was to pay the passage of a young worker from England or Germany, who would work for several years to pay off the travel costs debt.

During that indenture period they were not paid wages, but they were provided food, room, clothing, and training. Most white immigrants arrived in Colonial America as indentured servants, usually as young men and women from Britain or Germany, under the age of 21....

At the end of the indenture, the young person was given a new suit of clothes and was free to leave.

11 posted on 11/10/2011 7:28:02 PM PST by caveat emptor (Zippity Do Dah)
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