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Gene Monahan

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Transcript of Plantation

Plantation In The South
By: Melah Wilson

Plantation Workers
Everyday all family members would be on the farm working. They would always work very hard and planted, Harvested, Shipped, And Stored to market.
"Plantation became prosperous, because plantation owners, known as planters, were able to grow large amounts of cash crops, more than on small farms.

Plantation is a large piece of water or land where a crop is specifically for widespread commercial sale and usually tended by resident laborers.
" A crop that is raised to sell rather then to use themselves."

"Owners of the largest plantations often sold thier cash crops through a broker."

The Slaves Would Be Punished If They Didn't Work Hard, So They Always Had To Do Their Best Or It Wont Look Very Good for Them.

What Is Cash Crop?
Why did People Use Cash Crops?
Because It Was An Agricultural Crop Which Is Grown for sale to return a profit
The Slaves
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More About The Slaves
"Planters embraced the use of slaves mainly because indentured labor became expensive. Some indentured servants were also leaving to start their own farms as land was widely available. Colonist tried to use Native Americans for labor, susceptible to European diseases and died in large numbers.'
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