Colonial Life: Work, Family, Faith

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Instructions: Please click on the link above and read this webpage. Click on any in-text links to read about associated content. This webpage concerns slavery in the colonies, but also includes a discussion on women in colonial society. Please note how the status and conditions for European women changed when they migrated to America as a result of the economic and social environment in the American colonies. Also please observe that the development of slavery over time in the Southern colonies resulted from economic and social conditions unique to this region.