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Describe the three slave systems that existed in British North America during the mid-18th century?

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There were three slave systems that existed in British North America in the mid-18th century. One system was called the Chesapeake System and was found in the colonies of Maryland and Virginia. In these colonies, slaves were used with the growing of tobacco, grain, and corn. Slaves were also sometimes used in industries such as mining and shipbuilding. However, the main use of slaves was in the area of farming.

In the Southern colonies, such as Georgia and South Carolina, slaves were used with the growing of crops such as rice and indigo. Many slaves worked on large plantations in these colonies. However, people with small farms also had some slaves.

In the North, some slaves were used for farming and raising cattle. Also, some slaves worked in the homes of wealthy people who lived in northern cities. In some cases, owning slaves in the North was a sign of social status.

There were three slave systems in British North America in the mid-18th century.

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