July 10, 2020
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tobacco is successfully grown as a cash crop in Virginia. By the end of the century it is the largest export in the colony.
virginia produces 60,000 pounds of tabacco
Virginian's census only lists 23 blacks reflecting tobacco partners' continued use of indentured servants servants over slaves
virginia passes legislation to syop helping runaways. individuals could be found 20 lbs of tobacco for each night he or she harbored a runaway
Maryland is founded. Both Maryland and Virginia use tobacco as money to pay wages
405 blacks live in Virginia;in Maryland
A dutch ship sells 20 African to the colonists in Jamestown. these slaves probably worked as endentured servants
Planters in the Chesapeake colonies export 18 million pounds of tobacco
according to census reports 3,000 of the 5,000 people living in Virginia had come to the colony as servants.
Virginia produces 500,000 punds of tobacoo
An average of 10 million pounds of tobacco are produced in the Chesapeake colonies of Maryland and Virginia
Virginia produces 1.5 million pounds of tobacco. It is traded for manufactured goods and other items from Europe.
King Charles II charters a company to import African slaves to the colonies.
About 20 blacks live in Maryland, ands 150 Blacks live in Virginia. The Virginia court punishes black servants more harshly than white servants.
2,000 Blacks live in Virginia; 1,190 in Maryland
Maryland recognizes slavery as legal
Maryland and Virginia export 21 million pounds of tobacco
950 Blacks live in Virginia; 758 in Maryland
9,345 Blacks live in Virginia; 2,162 in Maryland
the Chesapeake colonies export 27 million pounds of tobacco.
3,000 Blacks live in Virginia; 1,611 in Maryland
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