Answer to Question #181422 in History for Charne Archer

Question #181422

CHOOSE THE CORRECT OPTION.


FOR WHAT REASON DID THE FREE BLACK COMMUNITY THAT EMERGED AT THE CAPE DURING THE VOC PERIOD REMAIN VERY SMALL?


a. RATES OF MANUMISSION WERE VERY LOW, BECAUSE SLAVE OWNERS HAD STRONG REASONS TO MAINTAIN SLAVERY AS THEIR MAIN SOURCE OF LABOUR

b. ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIES FOR INDEPENDENT FREE BLACKS WERE VERY LIMITED INDEED, PARTICULARLY IN THE RURAL DISTRICT OF THE COLONY

c. THERE WERE SEVERAL LAWS IN PLACE THAT RESTRICTED THE ABILITY OF FREE BLACKS TO EXERCISE THEIR LEGAL FREEDOM IN WAYS THEY MAY HAVE WISHED

d. SLAVE OWNERS DID NOT WELCOME THE LABOUR THAT MANY FREE BLACKS OFFERED AS COMPETITION TO THEIR SLAVE LABOUR FORCE ON THE FARMS


  1. a b c
  2. a d
  3. c d
  4. b c d
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Expert's answer
2021-04-22T12:27:46-0400
  1. a b c

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