Transatlantic Migration Essay

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Transatlantic Migration during the 1500’s to the 1760’s was at it all time high. As European country was becoming overpopulation and religious controversy was on steady up rise. The New World was becoming idealistic for people to have better opportunity to seek wealth and expand land for their country economy, “the New World offered opportunities for wealth, power and adventure” (theusaonline.com). “The discovery of America led to a great power struggle for control of the new lands primarily between the three most powerful counties in western Europe” (emigration), This ambitious for seeking wealth and to escape religious persecution cause many war between many Native America Tribes and other European countries. Transatlantic Migration between …show more content…
Throughout the 1641- 1760 France, Netherland, Portugal, Britain and Spain came across the Atlantic Ocean hoping for wealth and escape religious issues. America Middle colonies during the 1641- 1760 was a diverse colony it was home to many ethnic background, language and religious, this will create a “Melting pot where people blended together to form a common America community” (user.humboldt.edu As you notice on the chart that Britain was the most populated people in America and had more slave than any others country during that period. Many Britain people came to America because of religious. Many folks in England want to separate their themselves from the Church of England. They were called Separatist which eventually came to Massachusetts in 1620 followed by the Puritans that wanted a purify church. These group people came to America hoping to practice religious …show more content…
Landowners needed some cheap labor, so Indentured servants was born to help provide cheap labor for landowners. Indentured servants were another form of slave but it was limit time and the reason behind indentured servant to help people get to the America if they couldn’t afford the trip, “One half to two thirds of the immigrants who came to the American colonies arrived as indentured servants”( PBS.org). As the demand for labor grow so did indenture servant which eventually the settlers turn to Africans for labor. The birth slave was created, the slave population in the New World had double for all the European country, “Between 1700 and 1775 an estimated 278,400 Africans reach the original thirteen colonies that became the United States” (immigrationtounitedstates.org). Africans was the strongest races of people that was able to handle the harsh labor on the sugar plantation and the tobacco fields. Indians first slaves on the plantation but they were wipe out by settlers for land or diseases kill most of

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