The Pilgrims and later the Puritans all came over from England seeking religious freedom. Many colonists sought to move to the South where cash crops provided an opportunity for economic advancement and prosperity. A majority of the southern colonies were inhabited by slaves. An estimated 6 to 7 million Africans were brought to America in the 18th century alone.
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