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How did the headright system promot British migration to the new world?

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    The headright system is when the head of a family received a certain amount of land as authorized by the Virginia Company for himself, his family, and his servants. It was 50 aces for each.

    Now that you know the definition you should be able to answer the question. It is not difficult to ascertain the purpose.

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