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Century - 1700s

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Century-1700s refers to the years from 1701 to 1800. During this time period, the 13 British colonies, in what would eventually become the United States, rebelled against British rule, the French experienced complete social and political upheaval during the French Revolution and the steam engine was patented in Great Britain marking the beginning of the Industrial Revolution in that country.
they had problems with their westward expansion. It was a huge  struggle for them another part is they were a part of the American  revolution. Idk what year that was though
I'm pretty sure it meant an American person.
They were called savantes (litt.: females of great learning)
To be free of the English rule. They became Puritans and changedtheir lifestyles. They no longer agreed with being in a Monarchy.
The capital of North Carolina was Raleigh
walking and horses and carriages. There's not too much info on the web. walking was the main thing because the poor could not afford horses and/or carriages. If you were rich you could be able to use whatever you want
Mining was a HUGE industry in Pennsylvania. Across the Americas,  lumber was a major resource, as well. The mining industry helped  name Pittsburg's football team: the Steelers.
Lightning rods (Franklin), Dumbwaiters (Jefferson), and the United  States of America (the Badasses of the Revolution).
Postage stamps did not exist until their introduction in England on 1-May-1840.
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Well one name I have heard for people who lived on the street and  begged, was "street urchin"
Protestant, Presbyterian, Baptist, Methodist, Anglicans, Quakers, Congregationalists
well, back then, alot of the German states back then are very recognizable today. you'd have Prussia, Bavaria, Hanover, Saxony, http://wiki.answers.com/wiki/Kingdom_of_Württemberg, Baden, Hesse, Mecklenburg-schwerin, Mecklenburg- Strelitz, Oldenburg, Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, Anhalt, Brunswick, Saxe...
General George Washington.
In the American colony of Georgia in the 1700s, most people did not  have an education. Most of the educated people went to colleges to  become clerics of clergymen.
In the 1700s, the British government structure was a constitutional  monarchy. This was a result of the English Civil War and Glorious  Revolution of 1688 the previous century. The monarchy was  restricted by the Magna Carta, the Bill of Rights 1689, and the Act  of Settlement 1701. As the...
It appears that by the 1700s some "modern" lead pencils were being created in Germany, but it is more likely that pencils of this period were graphite in some sort of wrapping such as paper, string or encased in a tube which could be wood.   You can find more info at: From: http://www...
There was a greater need for plantation workers in the South, so the majority of the slaves were there working.
It was basically the fact that classical and Baroque existed. Which Baroque is some what darker and more of the drama and emotional. Where as the classical was melodies on bass lines.
Pennsylvania was very wealthy in the 1700s. In fact Pennsylvania was one of the wealthiest in America at the time because of Penn's policies.
The conditions were horrible for example it was really dirty, overcrowded, dangerous and also unhealthy
New methods worked best on large farms, which could hire many workers and produce big harvests and more profits. This encouraged wealthy landowners to replace small farms with big ones.
Yes, they did. It is one of the major reasons that colonists were militarily superior to Native Americans. Here is an example of a gun from the early 1700s:http://gun-sword.stores.yahoo.net/geea17flpi.html
Depends on where a person lived. 95% of the population farmed and those that lived in the cities lived different lives than people in the country or southern areas. So, it is hard to give a blanket answer to the question.
Factory life in the 1700's to the 1900's was quite difficult. Work was more labour intense and was for less pay. Safety standards barely existed beyond common sense. This life was known to both children and adults alike.
There has been a lot of famous black people throughout time. Although their names may not have recognition, there are many. For the sake of not wanting to give you incorrect information, you should most likely look that information up, and you'll find what you're looking for. Hope this helped!
America declared independence from England (Declaration of Independence) , The Constitution was written and approved, The Revolutionary War, Boston Tea Party, French and Indian War, etc.
it was the time of music with Mozart and beetoven
In 1750, it was worth 148.490% of what it is worth in 2005. (See  link below).    150% of 1 is 1.5 so 1 pound would be worth 1.5 pounds.
George Washington, Patrick Henry, Samuel Adams, John Hancock, and Abrigail Adams.
people in the 1700 usually wore long skirts and the boys were overalls or ripped up jeans as a shirt they wore white shirt or shirts with colers.
they mostly made porige or soup hope it helps
Alcohol was a common ingredient in medicines in the 1700s (as it still is today).
back in the 1700s the trans port was bad
Just like nowadays, they thought they would work.
In the Elizabethan day the goal of women's fashion was to show the woman's status in society and make her as attractive as possible. Women wanted as small and petite waist as possible, so they did anything to make their waists small or appear smaller than the actual size. Women in the Elizabethan...
The British Crown paid the governor's large salaries
in alaska what happened in the 1700s
Many say that the weopons have changed by from the Am. revolution from muskets to machine guns, from cannons to tanks, and minute men to snipers. Today we have fighter jets, c130's and many other expensive weapons.
It was really forestry, a few swamps and a lot of more trees! There was good farmland there too.
Far less than today: a tenth of national income in Britain,  perhaps 2-4% in the American colonies and somewhere between in most  of Europe. Most taxes were on trade (tariffs, octrois), consumption  (salt, tea) or assets (land, buildings, wealth). Poll (per head)  taxes were also levied, though...
location of the french and indian war
Composed of a two-house legislature.
Free men were mostly owners of farms. Thus I'd say their role was providing sustenance for the population, through farming and trading the farm goods.
No, the 18th century lasted from 1701 - 1800. The year of 1820 was  during the 19th century.
Some of the sicknesses in the 16 century (1700-1799) were: Influenza, Whooping Cough, Typhiod, Tuberculosis, Yellow Fever, Black Plague, and Smallpox.
They didn't have cars. They walked, rode horses, or used wagons.
In the 1960s, people traveled by automobile or train. Boats and airplanes were available. Space flight began in the 1960s.
it was governed horribke thats how it was governed ya stupid twit
All i can say is, it was different way different. Thank-you thank-you very much!
Yes, and it was flourishing in France.
There are SO many things/events that happened in the 1700s. The French and Indian War happened, and lots of other things I don't know or care about. Kay? Dummy....Lol JK
They used herbs and called midwifes
The upper class people dressed in fine clothes made of silks, brocades etc. that showed their social status. The more wealthy you were the nicer and less practical your clothes were.For the lower classes, functionality and cost were taken into account. Their clothes were supposed to last a long time...
They were typically forced to by their fathers. They also could have married for power or status, much like women today.
they were totally wicked! no seriously wicked! man!
Pi was invented by William Jones in 1706 who was a Welsh mathematician.
The average age to be married (in 18th century lower-class Virginia) was 23 for women, 26 for men. (It was even higher in England; the marriage age in the Americas decreased the more land there was available-- for instance, on the frontier. The upper classes often married younger as well.)
the person who invented the paintbrush in the 1700s, of course!
  == Every state on the east coast was ruled by Great Britain. 1/4 of the rest of the undicovered land was ruled by Spain. ==
People lived around 43 years at the average, and very rarely above 70 years. The reasons for short lifespans is unsanitary conditions, poor health, and plagues. In contrast, the average life expectancy now is 167 percent greater at 72 years, and rarely over 100.
sheep manufacturing and pet rocks and pillow pets out of the sheep  wool
Yes. Benjerman Franklin was experimenting with electricity with machines that would create sparks of electricity that he would expirement with. It was not a public used product until the about the late 1890's by the rich and was more common by around 1920's.
  one is small pox another is yellow fever and another iswhooping cough
they traded kinkily, found mainly up in Barbados.
They had to work at home and help do the chores. They had no school to go to so they had to help at home and get water. the went to work.
  Among the free population 1700s south 25 north 50 1750s south 30 north 40 source: http://www-rcf.usc.edu/~shammas/hist350/u_s.htm
Gasoline as a fuel did not exist in the 1700s!
Football, Rugby, Cricket and Tennis were the main sports played in  the 1750s.
Some jobs were being a farmer or a blacksmith
The spinning jenny was made and lots more
Some people had outhouses in the 1700's.
There were many Quakers in Philadelphia in the 1700, but the majority of the population was most likely a mix of Protestant Christians.
One Penny GBP in 1700 had the purchasing power of about £0.50 GBP today.NOTE - This historical conversion is the result of many calculations and considerations for which I cannot take credit. The resulting answer should only be regarded as an approximation.