How did events in, ideas, and institutions from Europe affect life in the New World?
Why and how did the various labor systems develop as they did in the colonial era?
How did European colonies change or develop in the years after arrival?
What were some of the challenges faced by European migrants to the New World?
- connieLv 79 years agoFavorite Answer
The United States was built by the people who made up its labor forces,, From the first contact, specific groups of people were forced or coerced into free and unfree labor situations because of various reasons: escape from debt, bound by slavery, or leaning a trade. These systems were: indentured servants, apprentices, slaves, and contracted laborers in mills, mines, and factories.
This link goes on to explain briefly the 3 types: indentured servants, apprentices and slaves.