THE COLONIAL PERIOD brought about several historical labor issues. See also: indentured servants and/or slave labor
"Old Capitol Building, Williamsburg."Note the incorrect flag,
the red saltire wasn't added to the Union Jack until 1801, i.e.
after the USA achieved independence from the United Kingdom." (Tijuana Brass)
(Photo from Tijuana Brass at en.wikipedia [Public domain], from Wikimedia Commons