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1. Imagine that you are doing research on colonial American newspapers during the 1600s and 1700s for your journalism class. You find the advertisements, announcements, and editorial sections interesting. As you comb through the listings and letters, you notice that some of the words have been smudged. Use the dropdown menus to fill in the missing words.
James Stewart, Proprietor of Chesapeake Import/Export Co., would like to inform the public he has opened up shop near the _____ Gentlemen may depend upon him to provide excellent _____ export services and only the highest quality of imported _____. He guarantees satisfaction to all who employ his services.
From ______ to Charleston, South Carolina: Captain Green of the Sloop Swain, with a healthy stock of 100 Negroes (70 men and 30 women) skilled in __________ . Auction will begin on Tuesday, the 18th of April. Additional freight to be sold includes sugar.
The trials for _____________ , who are accused of _______ , will commence on the 27th of July, 1692. Witnesses reported strange occurrences such as spirit possession and young ladies having violent fits.
My fellow Gentlemen, on the debate of whether or not it is moral to own slaves, the answer is simple. There are many plantations in the _____ that need tending. With the decrease in the number of _____ , the Southern economy demands that we have access to a strong, large workforce capable of cultivating the land. Negroes have proven quite valuable to the rice industry. They are subordinate to the white man and are well suited to plantation work and manual labor. What good would it do the Negro or the white man to issue the Negro freedom now?
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