Washington DC Academic Standards
DC.4. U.S. History and Geography: Making a New Nation
SETTLING THE COLONIES TO THE 1700S
4.7. Students understand the political, religious, social, and economic institutions that evolved in the colonial era.
4.7.7. Explain various reasons why people came to the colonies, including how both whites from Europe and blacks from Africa came to America as indentured servants who were released at the end of their indentures. (G, S)