How Yeomen Farmers Affected The New World And Start A New Life With Their Own Land

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Yoeman Yeomen farmers were farmers that cultivated their land with the aid of family members, and they could have also used a few slaves to assist with the labors of their work. Yeomen did not become a popular situation for people wanting to farm and have their own land for the most part until the 1860’s, in the south this social class of people was considered middle class. This is because Yeoman’s did not have large plots of land, nor did most have a lot of money to add to their farms. This idea came to America by the way of England where a yeoman really worked for others people of wealth in menial jobs that today’s standards would be considered degrading. Yeoman developed in early America from the idea of indentured servitude which…show more content…
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