This article presents the History of New England, the oldest clearly defined region
of the United ... New England (and Virginia) led the way to the American
Revolution. ... the indigenous people of ...
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.
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
To get a glimpse of life in the colonies in 1775, the year before the colonists ...
Goal #2: To discuss wealth distribution in colonial 18th century America ...
However, only a small percentage of those men owning land owned a great deal
of ... Except for large parts of Virginia and South Carolina, the colonial population
Diversity (difference) among the people called German Americans is great. ....
Colony: A group of people living as a political community in a land away from
their ... At the end of the service term (usually seven years), the indentured
servant .... of German immigrants moved to rural areas, while two-fifths moved to
Since its founding, the United States has changed from a rural to an urban nation.
... up to 1830, the second that of a century of expansion ending with the
Depression, ... The percentage of the population living in cities over a million
highlights the .... Colonial American cities made up a minor part of an English
urban network ...
An energetic people living in Algonkian-speaking tribes' territory, they engaged in
many wars. In the end, they fell victim to new diseases brought by European
settlers, and to .... The King named the new colony in honor of William Penn's
father. ..... Pennsylvania's part in the American Revolution was complicated by
The fossil fuel era had begun, and this is the era we still live in today. ... European
migrants were especially attracted to areas such as North America and the ...
Finally, the era witnessed the rise of new colonial empires. ... The proportion of
the world s people who lived in cities, rather than in rural areas, increased from
It is difficult for people living in an advanced industrialized society to fully ... This
was only part of the changes that gathered momentum in the 1700s and then ....
A large percentage of U.S. corn, soybean, and cotton production uses GMOs that
.... that stimulated rural electrification; by 1960, over 97 percent of American farms