The European colonization of New Netherland (which later became the provinces of New York and New Jersey) was marked by an extensive demand for labor. What major economic factors contributed to the development of slavery in these provinces from the 1600s to mid-1700s? What roles did politics, the laws, and religion play in strengthening slavery as a labor system? What were the effects on slaves?
Write a 4 to 5-page, double-spaced paper in 12-point font that addresses the questions posed above.
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