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Students study the labor force used during Colonial America. In this Colonial America lesson plan, students discuss labor types used in the colonies. Students read about indentured servants and the use of African slaves. Students use the 'indenture of Michael Gyger' handout and a slave bill of sale and compare the two documents. Students complete a journal entry, work in groups to answer a discussion question, and create their on indenture contract or slave bill.