Between America's vast natural resources, excellent location in relation to the
world market, ... The abundance of timber and lumber made shipbuilding highly
economical in ... in shipbuilding cr...
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describes the rich fishing off the coast of New England: “I saw great store of
whales and grampuses, and such abundance of mackerels that it would ...
farmers began to grow barley, oats, and rye, as well as many types of ... many
good harbors and plenty of timber for build- ... Whalers sought their prey for its
blubber, used for ....
New England Colonies: Fish, whale products, ships, timber products, furs, ... the
breadbasket colonies in Colonial Times because they grew so many crops, ...
Crops such as wheat required the building of flour mills where the wheat was ....
The early colonists discovered that iron ore was in abundance in Colonial
cotton cloth because of its similarly ridged appearance ... to build and proved
noisy in an era of iron horseshoes ... ing Cleveland, began experimenting with
plank roads. ... New England and the Pacific Northwest, ... The abundance of
A timber frame is a load-bearing wooden structure, held together with mortise ...
interested in timber framing, because of its aesthetic and its reputation as a ... It's
an appropriate style in New England, where historical examples abound, and the
resources to build ... Steel fasteners (nails) had become cheap and abundant.
And because the life and welfare of every creature here below, and the ... And
therefore I have been careful to report nothing of New England but what I have
partly .... I think, here being four sorts of oak differing both in the leaf, timber, and
color, ... abundance of turpentine, pitch, tar, masts and other materials for building
England had tried before to encourage its colonists to manufacture naval stores.
... Efforts to build a naval stores industry in New York and New England failed for
... Fear River in North Carolina, they began to manufacture naval stores there. ... It
is sometimes called the “longleaf pine savanna” because it is essentially a kind ...
Because laws also forbade foreigners to buy American-built ships, more of these
... advantages in building ships, most notably in their access to good timber. ... An
American ship, built of New England oak, would cost twenty-four dollars per ton;
... a vibrant part of the American economy, helped by abundant timber and naval
May 1, 1974 ... Much of Southern New England's present forest land was once cleared ... Canal,
its fate was sealed. ... try began to decline both because of the ad- ... massive
building boom. ..... abundance and superior nail-holding ability of.
The area features many notable stone walls in large part because of its proximity
to ... “the geological and agricultural center of interior New England,” which
provided abundant stones ... Glacial action produced the raw materials for stone
wall building. ... After farming began to decline, abandoned pastures and fields