The Early Modern Commons

17th-century American Women

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17C & 18C Slaves & Rice Cultivation in Georgetown County, South Carolina

21 July 2018

Salves and Rice Cultivation in Georgetown County, South CarolinaThe intricate steps involved in planting, cultivating, harvesting, and preparing rice required an immense labor...

July 24, 1621 Constitution for the Council & Assembly in Virginia

19 July 2018

Constitution for the Council & Assembly in Virginia July 24, 1621To all people to whom these presents shall come, be seen, or heard, the Treasurer, Council & Company of Adventurers...

March 05, 1624 Laws & Orders Concluded by the Virginia General Assembly

17 July 2018

Laws & Orders Concluded by the Virginia General AssemblyMarch 05, 1624THAT there shall be in every plantation, where the people use to meete for the worship of God, a house or roome...

1625 Plymouth Oath of Allegiance & Fidelity

15 July 2018

Plymouth Oath of Allegiance & Fidelity 1625FORM OF OATH FOR ALL INHABITANTSYou shall sweare by the name of the great God…& earth & in his holy fear, & presence...