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In modern times democracy is constantly seen through the world from The United States of America to Australia and others The definition of democracy is government by popular representation This means by the people for the people In the colonial times though democracy was unknown to the rest of the world but it prevailed in the colonies Democracy is seen the strongest economically socially and politically Economically the systems of business and opportunities within the colonies extended a chance for one to succeed The purest form of success economically would have to be with the indentured servants Indentured servants would serve a labor debt for five to seven years As a servant they would work the land or in the home of their master Since the indentured servants were mostly white they would be treated better than the black slaves would Servants were treated better than the slaves though An example of the servants being treated better wold be that if the servant had a child the child was not considered a servant On the other hand though if the slaves had children the children would grow up to be slaves them self When the five to seven years was up the servants were free to become landowners like their masters The majority of the servants became piedmont farmers but they could also move out west to start up a new life as a landowner The reason for indentured servants becoming indentured servants was because of the headright system The headright system stated that every immigrant that immigrated to Virginia was entitled to fifty acres of land per person So the wealthy men took advantage of this they would take their whole family and others along to get more land than the usual amount A poor man most likely could not pay their way to the colonies form England so they could not take advantage of this system So the wealthy men took advantage
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