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 ....
In 1769 shipyards in the American colonies, mainly in New England, but also in ...
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. ... a
vibrant part of the American economy, helped by abundant timber and naval ...
The colonists' first glimpse of the new land was a vista of dense woods. The virgin
forest with its profusion and variety of trees was a veritable .... Between 1620 and
1635, economic difficulties swept England, and overflowing multitudes ... clacking
, and sheep-raisers began to encroach on soil hitherto given over to tillage.
Jan 17, 2007 ... England was looking at the settlement of colonies as a way of ... In 1606 King
James I granted the Virginia Company its .... tions at this new Jamestown seemed
to improve when Smith became president in September of .... ity, because the
Kingdom of Ndongo began to convert to Christianity around 1490,.
Each highlighted place features a brief description of its historic significance,
color .... fog and New England weather forced ships aground with repeated loss
of life. .... By the late 18th century, experienced shipbuilders began building a
new ... a long coastline, together with abundant fish and timber, fostered the
Religious diversity - Native American religions, Anglican/Church of England, ....
and because they were late to the game of empire, they claimed "new" land
where .... a longer growing season The abundant natural resources included
timber, fur, ... a proprietary colony which gave its Catholic owners, the Calverts,
the right to...
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 of America's extensive reliance on wood, it is not surprising that one of
... Colonial Bethlehem had both a sawmill and a grist mill very early in its history.
... By 1700 there were about 70 water powered sawmills in New England and
100 .... and brick over a timber frame, were the most common materials used to
The earliest lumbering in Michigan was done by the French in order to build forts,
... The first group of people to set up lumbering operations were from New
England, ... white pine, the lumber from which was highly regarded because of its
beauty ... Shortly afterward, investors began the process of acquiring tracts of
timber in ....