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German Americans - Wikipedia

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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...

Chapter 5: Colonial Society on the Eve of Revolution, 1700-1775 ...

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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  ...

Colonial America in the Eighteenth Century

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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.

Britain in the mid-1700s - World History

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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 ...

Urbanization of America - TheUSAonline.com

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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 reduce ...

Voting in Early America : The Colonial Williamsburg Official History ...

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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 population ...

Religion in Eighteenth-Century America - Religion and the Founding ...

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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 population.

America moves to the city | The Gilded Age | Period 6: 1865-1898 ...

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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 ...

4. Colonial Society | The American Yawp

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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 Migration to Colonial America | The Gilder Lehrman Institute ...

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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.