13 Colonies In The 1600's

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Similar to the way that the thirteen colonies in America were under the constricting grips of the English rule, the slaves in the colonies were in a coinciding situation, this time with the Americans on the authoritative side of things. Throughout the 1600’s and certainly tens, if not hundreds of years prior, there were slaves in the colonies, or what the colonies once were. Even though all throughout history there have been slaves to some degree, the slave population in the now American colonies increased greatly in the later decades of the 1700’s. Many factors led up to the dramatic increase, including reduced migration, which occurred when the wages for English workers went up, leading to a smaller supply of immigrants to work in the colonies,
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