In 1642 the Massachusetts Bay Colony made "proper" education compulsory;
other ... The plans for the school for Native Americans end when George Thorpe
is killed in ..... but rural areas (...
To get a glimpse of life in the colonies in 1775, the year before the colonists
claimed ... Goal #2: To discuss wealth distribution in colonial 18th century
America ... We only have a few cities with statistics, Boston being one of these. In
Boston, 1687... Of a population of 6,000 people, about 1,000 or 1/6 owned Chart
of Wealth ...
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 ...
only about two percent of the population lived in. Virginia's few ... About 200,000
of the people living in Virginia were enslaved African Americans most of whom
worked in tobacco fields for ... crops at the end of the year. Small planters .... early
1700s, the Virginia Assembly had passed a set of Black Codes, or slave laws .....
Rank and file soldiers in America's colonial militia came from all walks of life, ...
Only about half the number of skilled trades seen in the city were present in the
rural areas. ... About fifty two percent of the Massachusetts soldiers were skilled
artisans .... “A People's Army: Provincial Military Service in Massachusetts D...
Americans have prided themselves on their youth as a nation, which
consequently was ... These colonial towns resembled the provincial market
centers in the British Isles. ... By the end of the nineteenth century, American cities
fell into two categories. ..... Change in the percentage of older persons who live in
rural areas is .....
Life expectancy refers to the number of years that people in a given country or ....
that life expectancy at birth was around 35 to 40 years in the mid-1700s, that it
rose to ..... There are two primary reasons life expectancy was so low in colonial
America. ... found death rates 27 percent higher in urban areas than in rural
Sep 5, 2013 ... We used to live 35 or 40 years on average in the United States, but now we live
almost 80. ... next week, at the end of a series of articles about why life
expectancy has increased. ... The first European settlers to North America mostly
died of ... and ultimately reduced the population by as much as 95 percent.
Sep 19, 2015 ... The Middle Colonies of British North America—comprised of New York, New
Jersey, ... Suffolk County at the eastern end of Long Island, settled by migrating ...
Three churches established in the mid 1700s ... 15 to 20 percent of the
population of New York City and parts of New Jersey, and the native Indians.
Aug 30, 2014 ... By the end of the 17th century, indentured servants who gained their freedom ...
was the percentage of people living in rural areas of colonial America? ... By the
mid-1700s, the number of poor people in the American colonies.