Explain how and why tobacco planters in the Chesapeake region came to rely on African slaves rather than European indentured servants over the course of

the seventeenth century. At what point did the Chesapeake become a “slave society” rather than merely a “society with slaves”?


Foner, Eric. Give Me Liberty!: An American History (Volume 1). Seagull 5th Edition. W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., 2016. ISBN # 978-0-393-60342-2