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English Americans

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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 highe...

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  ...

Britain in the mid-1700s - Macrohistory : 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 ...

Rural Life in the United States - American Memory Timeline ...

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The United States began as a largely rural nation, with most people living on farms or in small towns ... Still, a majority of Americans lived in rural areas in 1900 .

4. Colonial Society | The American Yawp

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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,” ...

America Becomes Urban

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The percentage of the population living in cities over a million highlights the ... of the population lived on farms, leaving 20 percent in small villages and rural ... of farm living has also emerged at the most metropolitan end of the population. .... Colonial American cities made up a minor part of an English urban network that ...

Pennsylvania History

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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 politi...

Colonial Virginia - Encyclopedia Virginia

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Feb 22, 2012 ... The colonial period in Virginia began in 1607 with the landing of the first English ... fought for their own independence, taking full part in the American Revolution ( 1775–1783). ... Like people everywhere, Indians married and divorced, cooked, played .... Slaves in Virginia lived both in rural and urban areas.

unit2/colonialdiscontent.html

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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 was ...

World History For Us All: Big Era 7

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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 2 ...

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As the colonies grew in the 1600's and 1700's, they became the ...

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England in 1630 to settle in the Americas. They set up ... colony. As the new governor he passed laws without the people say and heavily taxed the ... Life in New England Towns and Villages. New England .... they headed west into the backcountry, the area of land along the .... colonists to call for an end to slavery. By 1700 ...

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 ...