The German American ethnic group (German: Deutschamerikaner) consists of
Americans who ... None of the German states had American colonies. ...
Pennsylvania has the largest population of German-Amer...
Of the 2.5 million people, about half a million were black and white immigrants ...
York, Boston, and Charleston; still, 90 percent of the people lived in rural areas in
the country ... Colonial America was a melting pot and had been from the outset;
the ... economic oppression, and war, they had flocked to America in early 1700s
a newspaper editor and social philospher living ... Table 6.1 Estimated
Populations of the American Colonies, 1700-1780 ... casional epidemics in rural
areas and, not least, ... Table 6.2 Comparison of White and Black Population by
Region, 1700 and 1775 (in percentages) ..... cupied dispersed settlements by the
end of the.
A rise in literacy; a growing population and improving commerce; class, ...
Hamilton, James Madison, Thomas Jefferson and others in the colonies. ... been
gathering more people from England's rural areas and from Scotland, ... In
Scotland in 1700 around 45 percent the population could read, and by the end of
the 1700s it ...
People Urbanization of America. The early United States was predominately rural
. ... The 5 percent of Americans living in urban areas (places with more than ...
The number of Americans living in cities did not surpass the number in rural
areas until .... Higher employment rates at the end of the 1990s have helped to
From such moments in early American history, when the franchise was limited to
... By the mid-1700s, Hayden wrote, representative government had become a
tradition ... by attempting to alter the qualifications of voters; there will be no end
to it. .... areas went underrepresented, though rural areas with declining
Between 1700 and 1740, an estimated 75 to 80 percent of the population ... in
newly settled rural areas to elegant edifices in the prosperous cities on the
eastern seaboard. ... Christ Church of Philadelphia is an example of how colonial
American ... amounted to more than a small percentage of an evangelical
By 1920, more Americans lived in cities than in rural areas for the first time in US
... colonial times into the early twentieth century a majority of Americans lived in ...
live on farms or ranches today, but in 1790 ninety percent of the population did. ...
and mechanized production in the late 1700s and early 1800s and included ...
May 22, 2013 ... Those living on the continent relied on the Caribbean colonists to satisfy their ...
While the bulk of the enslaved population lived in rural areas performing ....
colonial period, family sizes started to shrink by the end of the 1700s as wives .....
United States Census Bureau, “Colonial and Pre-Federal Statistics,” ...
African American life in the United States has been framed by migrations, forced
and free. ... not always, by black Americans—carried black people from the rural
South to the urban North. At the end of the twentieth century and the beginning of
the twenty-first, ... the level of violence, exploitation, and brutality in these regions.