Indentured servitude was a labor system where young people paid for their passage to the New World by working for an employer for a certain number of years. It was widely used in the 1700s in the British colonies in North America.
What might would motivate a person to sell themselves into indentured servitude?
American History 1
What is a "bellringer"?
A "bellringer" is an opening activity for our class. It will usually consist of a short writing prompt related to a topic we will cover in class each day.
Read the blog post with today's opening question. Respond to the question with a paragraph of about 5 sentences.