Education of Indentured Servants in America

Indentured servants were employed during the colonial era to resolve the labor shortage in the colonies. Individuals from various parts of Europe entered into contractual agreements for a prescribed period in exchange for the free fare to the colonies. Read the article, I have provided in files. Consider the following questions, as you read: what is the difference between an indentured servant and an apprentice? Was indenture the same in the New England, Middle, and Southern/Chesapeake Bay colonies? How was it different? What educational opportunities existed for indentured servants? And for the apprentice? From your perception, which colonies were best for indenture, as well as an apprenticeship?

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