Difference Between Indentured Servants

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Before the civil war begun, slaves and indentured servants were called and used as personal property and all their children along with them could be sold or passed down by their master to their children. Like other types of property, human slaves were controlled mostly by the laws of the state. Usually, these laws did not differ between the genders. Some of the laws concerned only women. Regardless of where their from, a lot of the early immigrants were indentured servant people who traded work for a chance to go the new world and a house when they arrived. At first, majority of the laws passed concerned indentured servants, but around 1650, colony laws started to mirror the difference between indentured servants and slaves. More importantly,
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