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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/English_Americans

English Americans, also referred to as Anglo-Americans, are Americans whose ancestry ... Scotch-Irish Americans are for the most part descendants of Lowland Scots .... Following are the top 20 highest percentages of people of English ancestry, ... England also took over the Dutch colony of New Netherland ( including the ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_Southern_United_States

The history of the Southern United States reaches back hundreds of years and includes the .... From this colony, the first recorded European birth in North America, a child named ... while the American slave population had a higher life expectancy and was ..... Railroad mileage was of course located mostly in rural areas.

www.apstudynotes.org/us-history/outlines/chapter-5-colonial-society-on-the-eve-of-revolution-1700-1775

Approximately 5 percent of the multicolored colonial population consisted of other .... eighty thousand barrels of flour a year (higher standard of living for Americans) ... as Britain was anxious to gain and retain a mastery of the seas ( Baltic areas) ... An intercolonial postal system was established by the mid-1700s, although ...

www.asdk12.org/staff/bivins_rick/HOMEWORK/230028_ColonialLife.pdf

a newspaper editor and social philospher living in rapidly ... Table 6.1 Estimated Populations of the American Colonies, 1700-1780. Colony. 1700. 1720 ... casional epidemics in rural areas and, not least, .... States, the urban population stood at only 15 percent. Composition ..... cupied dispersed settlements by the end of the.

www.loc.gov/exhibits/religion/rel02.html

Between 1700 and 1740, an estimated 75 to 80 percent of the population attended ... in newly settled rural areas to elegant edifices in the prosperous cities on the ... Christ Church of Philadelphia is an example of how colonial American .... the new birth was essential to Christian life, even though, as Whitefield admitted, ...

www.theusaonline.com/people/urbanization.htm

According to the 1790 census, 95 percent of the population lived in the countryside. 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 ...

www.pbs.org/wnet/african-americans-many-rivers-to-cross/history/free-blacks-lived-in-the-north-right

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explains why free blacks were more likely to live in the South ... (Their part of Virginia would join the Union as the state of West Virginia in the middle of ... living in the United States, about 10 percent of the entire black population. ... First things first: How did more free blacks end up living in the South?

www.americanyawp.com/text/04-colonial-society

May 22, 2013 ... While life in the thirteen colonies was shaped in part by English practices and .... 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,” ...

www.gilderlehrman.org/history-now/essays/african-immigration-colonial-america

African American life in the United States has been framed by migrations, forced and free. ... 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, .... In some places, some forty percent of the slaves died between their initial  ...

users.humboldt.edu/ogayle/hist110/Discontent.html

To get a glimpse of life in the colonies in 1775, the year before the colonists claimed their ... To discuss wealth distribution in colonial America. ... However, only a small percentage of those men owning land owned a great deal of land - land ... Except for large parts of Virginia and South Carolina, the colonial population was ...