"1640 - The Virginia government at Jamestown passes statutes and codes that differentiate between white indentured servants and blacks in permanent servitude. By the 1680s, permanent servitude has ...
... become even more identified with race."
"Virginia Records Timeline," Library of Congress, The Thomas Jefferson Papers
What does this timeline entry suggest about the labor force in colonial Virginia after 1680?
A. People who became indentured servants were eventually unable to work to gain their freedom.
B. People who had been indentured servants were the main individuals who enslaved others.
C. People who were enslaved due to their race replaced indentured servants as the primary workers.
D. People who were enslaved due to their race were able to become landowners through the headright system.
D. people who were enslaved due to their race were able to become landowners thorugh the headright system
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