Summer Institute 2010 Archives: Why was England such a big Mother Country?

Jenny Wahl (Carleton College) called her second breakout session, Why was England Such a Big Mother Country?  Charters, Indentures, and Unrestricted Migration: Letting the Market Work. The workshop was held August 4, 2010, at Educational Service District 112 in Vancouver, Washington.

During one provocative section of the session, Jenny provided participants with information about several indentured servants and asked them to rank their lengths of their service.  The audio file begins with the discussion that followed.

Audio file: Jenny Wahl – Why was England such a big Mother Country?

Slides:  Jenny Wahl – Why was England such a big Mother Country?

Documentary Support: Supporting documents – Why was England such a big Mother Country (Includes Charter to Sir Walter Raleigh (1584), Charter of Georgia (1732), and The Forme of Binding a Servant (1635)

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