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Causes Of Indentured Servitude

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The Portugues traded with the africans for goods, in exchange the Portuguese wanted african slaves, introducing them the slavery system to the Europeans. The Europe slave with Africa began in the 1400's due to the labor storage in some areas surround the Mediterranean. They discovered sugar during the Crusades and noticed that it could be made easily, but it consist of a lot of labor. Their search for labor led them to slaves. Indentured servitude caused problems in the North. Some simply ran away and landed in the New World, while the ones who stayed died due to the wet climate of Chesapeake, and third, indentured servants eventually after 7 years their term expired. During that time, some of them obtained land and competed with their former
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