Considering both problems and opportunities in each case, explain why you would have rather lived either in Massachusetts Bay or Virginia in the early seventeenth century.
What will be an ideal response?
Virginia Problems: Indian hostility, harsh and unhealthy environment, forced labor, abuse from masters. Opportunities: eventual land ownership (freedom dues), potential great wealth, political representation, white racial solidarity.
New England Problems: religious intolerance, expected conformity, Indian hostility. Opportunities: close knit community life, healthy environment.
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