Did you know that our parents came across the ocean from England for a better life? I wonder what is so much better here in the colonies?
Sure I knew. They came here because of the new opportunities this unused land offered as well as freedom of religion that wasn't the case in England.
I hope we make it to England safely. We have a lot of cargo like paper, textiles, fish, and lumber from the New England and Southern Colonies on board and if anything happens to them, it will be a big loss to us.
We'll get to England and back safely. Don't worry. We will come back to Boston Harbor and be able to reach our home in Pennsylvania safely as a rich family.
It's wonderful how profitable our plantation has been, especially the cotton. We've grown and harvested so much in such little time.
The slaves I suggested have worked like a charm. Look at them working endlessly. They have helped the economy greatly and I don't even have to pay them.
Louisa, Sarah, and Tom are three students who study at a school in Massachusetts, a New England Colony. As they learn of their past, they bring up question about themselves.
Charlie is off the port of Boston on board a trade vessel bound for England along with his sister Judith. They are merchants that go on long trade voyages.
Burton and Jeanette are a couple who have settled down in Virginia and own a huge plantation. They have recently purchased slaves and are discussing the results of the slaves in a walk through their fields.