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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.
Christmas in Maine Maine didn't exist until 1820. Just saying. But from what I could find, Christmas in the 1700's was basically how we celebrate it today, on a smaller scale.
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the town of york being the shire town of the western section that portion gradually came to be called york district or county the other was called sommerset when masschuetts assumed control of the provice of Maine as far as casco bay in 1658 in 1653 settment of saco in 1718 the name was changed to …
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Answer Author Stephen King Leon Leonwood Bean, L.L Bean Admiral Peary. Civil War heroes Joshua Lawrence Chamblain and Brig. General Adelbert Ames. Milton Bradley William King Percival Baxter James Blaine George Bush William Cohen Dorothea Dix Melville Fu…
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they are actually called Native Americans. and they survived in Maine by knowing about their surroundings. they knewhow to fish, hunt, and they knew how to make houses to keep them warm. they knew all of this and then taught all of the Englishmen how to live in the wilderness when they immigrated he…
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You could certainly google this, but basically lady's maids were hard workers, who often did not get treated well, were paid poorly and were seduced by the husband. They would get up and do anything that the "lady" wanted...not a job I would want, but better than most
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Well, all 3 explorers (Joliet, Marquette and La Salle) did not have any "direct" hands-on influence on the ensuing British-Franco conflicts. However, some of their discoveries and following colonizations of the territories in the Americas eventually led to what is known as the French and Indian Wars…
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The role of women in New York in the 1700s was as wives and mothers. They did not have occupations outside the home, and were granted very few rights in society.
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New York has changed dramatically during the last few centuries. The geography in New York during the late 1700s was a lot of trees and some mountains. There were some open plains and/or valleys. The Erie Canal and the St. Lawrence Seaway were not built yet, and Battery Park in New York City wasn't …
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Answer Declaration of Independence was signed in 1776 Year Founded: 1664 Founded By: Duke of York Motivation for Founding: In 1664, James, the Duke of York, received control of New Netherland. The name of the colony was changed to New York in honor of the Duke. Sponsored Links * The Albany Congr…
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Answer This depends on the country. Most currencies, however, were based on gold and silver. In America, in the 13 colonies, tobacco was mostly used as a type of currency.
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The greatest achievements during the 1700s were the preparation and beginning battles for independence from Britain. Nowhere in the colonies was the patriotism and the refusal to be subjugated stronger than in the New England colonies. The most important events prior to the war took place in New Eng…
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like cars in bath or social study if wide the store and davis xavi then why funky youtube videos
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A invention that was made was the Morse code
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Charles Messier
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Answer Canals are the artificial river like structures built for 1) Irrigation 2) Waterways (transport)
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Classical Era (1750 - 1820) The Classical period has been called the "Golden Age of Music" because it was at this time that the major forms of Classical music were fully developed. The classical era runs roughly from the 1750s into the early decades of the 1820s. The main composers of this era are …
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well, some inventions are the cotton gin, from Eli Whitneyand the bifocal glasses, from Benjamin Franklinwell, some inventions are the cotton gin, from Eli Whitneyand the bifocal glasses, from Benjamin Franklin
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swimming, fishing, played tag, ran races, and played with wooden toys.
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In the 1960s, people traveled by automobile or train. Boats and airplanes were available. Space flight began in the 1960s.
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What were the roles of women in the 1700's?
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Mainly Christianity (Roman Catholicism and Protestantism), also Islam.Among the Germanic people in Germany less of them go to church very frequently nowadays. The most common churches there are Lutheran and Catholic.
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Answer the food was ok but tere wasn't much
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In the 1700's there were stage plays (mostly Shakespearean revivals) and music concerts (what we know as Classical music today). There were also stage shows that were basically comedy styled and also poetry readings. Families, would go on outings or have very refined parties. Also dance, wrestl…
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Was Pretty Cool
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Several European nations had overlapping claims on territories. The Spanish were given Florida from the French, then got into a territorial dispute with Britain, turning over the land in the Pinkney Treaty of 1795. Louisiana was given to the Spanish by the British, then the French took possession of…
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in England education was horrid but good if you where rich
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Religion in the 1700s Most of the major religions that are around today were already around in the 1700s. Various branches of Christianity existed including Catholics, Lutherans, Baptists, and Anglicans. In Western Europe, Calvinism was much more popular and prominent in the 1700s than today. In …
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Many children did not go to school in the 1750s' and 1700s' but for the few who did it was simple and classes were taught in groups of threes and fours
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They payed lots of football but football was a lot more violent
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They taped beaver fur onto their faces :) This type of beard-wig was known as a 'BeverBeard'. Sources: googel.comwikipeadia.org
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Sequoya (1770-1843) invented first alphabet in Native American language. J.C. Bach was a very accomplished musician Why the language, was that really nessary? Another important person was a lady named Queen Charlote (Sophie Charlote) She was married to King George III BTW: If you don't like the…
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Answer Newfoundland did not have its own currency in the 1700s. The most common currency would have been English pounds. However, there were also French settlements there at the time. As a maritime economy, certainly many forms of currency would have been in circulation.
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daces
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No, cars were invented at the end of the 1800s
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Charles Messier made a list of comets emily ortega found this awnser for you zoe
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Food :P
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AWSOME!:)
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In the 1700s, location, economic status, and what was in season had a major impact on diet. Whereas a wealthy family would have different types of meat, fish and vegetables, along with bread, sweets and beverages such as beer or wine, the poor diet consisted mainly of bread, with the possibility of …
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Postal Mail: Messages written on paper and posted, but formal Mail and Post offices didn't get created until late in the century. Messengers: Messages are communicated through messengers, sending a servant of hiring a 'boy' to carry a note or a verbal message was the most common.
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it was like they had mad sex and they had 2 do what ever they had 2 do
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im not 100% sure but i think there was paul rever (i think that's how you spell it lol)
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Answer The dominant religion of Boston in the 1700s was/is known as Congregationalism. Congregationalist congregations use to be the Puritans and Pilgrims you so often hear about in early American history courses. Puritans and Pilgrims not their identities from whether they wanted to reform the C…
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Nothing special. In only a few cases the work day was from sunrise until sunset on a year around basis. Work for advancement and work for freedom from servitude was a social norm. Work for tormorrow may have been a mantra. Someday. Tommorrow. The very few at the top rung of Colonial Society could pl…
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Any number of Native American beliefs since it had not yet been touched by European colonists.
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In 1638, Delaware was a somewhat prosperous Colony. There were lumber mills and fisherman. In 1638, additions to the Colony included a group of Swedes and Finns who were already skilled fishermen and farmers.
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Hot and Humid.
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Cricket, backgammon, football
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Many girls were not allowed to attend school because they had to stay home and learn about taking care of the house. Those kids who attended school were usually wealthy and college was only for an elite few. Even at this time, many kids were taught at home by their parents.
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The leader of the middle colonies was willam penn
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There was no west Virginia in the 1700's there was only a western Virginia but the religion did not change threw out Virginia
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It was really forestry, a few swamps and a lot of more trees! There was good farmland there too.
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A Governor of the state was either chosen by whoever was ruling England at the time or elected by the people, and this Govenor was controlled by a legislature of the colonies which ultimately was controlled by parliament in England, though throughout the 18th century, England was losing it's grip on…
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no one knows...
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its called horseback.or in a buggy
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Answer Everywhere! Some jobs I know of are whaler, carpenter, blacksmith, farmer, and shipbuilding some jobs that i know that were available in the 1700's were: teacher,farmer,shipbuilding, and writers Jobs in the 1700's were like a captain, marine,sailor and officer etc
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long hard and pretty cool. heck every other day some one was being shoot for saying stuff that was offensive to someone good times kinda like my house
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During the 1700s, walking was the main type of transportation. But there are also horses and carriages that only rich people can afford.
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While Maryland the state has no official religion, when it was founded as a colony it was mostly populated by Catholics.
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the french were in major debt and had to rely on taxing the peasant more, which eventually led to the French Revolution (also in the 1700s)
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What was the average temperature in Connecticut in the 1700's?
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in the 1700's and 1800's the money they used where Shillings Farthings Sixpencces threepences Half pennies Half crowns
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staying away from home, in the war they had many difficulties and also they had to weaken some Britain soldiers because the British people had many more troops.
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Yes, skiing dates back to 5000 B.C.
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Some Careers from the 1700s: Apothecary Coffee House Owner Print Shop worker Cook Member of the free African society Hatter Blacksmith Cooper Scientist Artist/Painter
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Answer They sold mainly tobacco, and later on after the invention of the cotton-Gin, it turned over to cotton.
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The early 1600's was a destitute period in England. Not only were they at the mercy of the Danish Armada, they were also inclined to give an unconditional surrender in the battle of Dalmatia in 1603. The Lichtenstein Royal Militia was also on the verge of invading, and a decade long drought consider…
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Agriculture was the occupation of the majority of people in Maryland in the 1770s. People who were not farmers worked as blacksmiths or tailors.
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Some important jobs would be farming, building, merchants, fur trading, etc.
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they would pick up the children and take them everywere.they would leave things everywere.last they would casually wear jeans and falt shoes.
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tons of music was played some were from different countries.
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For dinner in the 1700s people usually at rabbit, quail, pigeon, duck, fish, goose, lamb meat pudding, mat pies, and stew.
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Clothing in the 1700's was usually made from wool or linen. Have you ever seen Pirates of the Caribbean? The setting of that movie was around 1722. The clothes weren't revealing at all. Women's legs and arms were covered. Most women didn't own more than 3 or 4 outfits. People with money wore wigs a…
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It seriously depends o who makes the copy, some copies are absolutely wonderfully done where others are horrible. If you go back to the first part of the 20th century, international copyrights were not well enforced. There are many "Stradivarius" violins from that time which are not even copies of …
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British Monarchs in the 1700s King William III, born 14th November 1650, reigned from 13th February 1689 until his death on 8th March 1702. He held the separate titles "King of England", "King of Scotland" and "King of Ireland." He was succeeded by Queen Anne, born 6th February 1665, who reigned f…
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It was a woman's job to do the household chores, and respect their husbands.
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It was a colony under William Penn, a Quaker. William was friends with the King of England, Charles II. The king had owed William Penn's father, but he died, so he gave William Penn Pennsylvania for the debt. Pennsylvania was a well governed colony. It was the signing place of the Constitution. Penn…
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The Boston Massacre presented a good opportunity for the Colonists to use propaganda against the British because the event would stir the Colonists to action. They made it seem as if the British were unprovoked and opened fire on the residents just for fun. The Colonists used this to show that there…
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One of the major cash crops in the 1700's was tobacco. Other cash crops included cotton, maple sugar, maize, and peanuts.
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In the 1700's, clothing in Virginia varied depending on social status. Women wore petticoats and silk clothing. Men, on the other hand, wore silk breeches.
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Approximately 38 years
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Many early colonist were involved in religious orders, some were ministers, others aldermen, Sunday and regular school teachers. although freedom of the press was not a right many newspapers, pamphlets and almanacs were written and published in the colonies they employed writers and skilled printing…
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They had dirt or wooden floors with either a log roof or a grass top and they only had one room.
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So they could have religious freedom.
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Theatre. Various games in taverns and inns. Fairs,and in the homes of the wealthy, music,parlour type games, including chess.
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The colonial history of the United States covers the history from the start of European settlement and especially the history of the thirteen colonies of Britain until they declared independence in 1776. In the late 16th century, England, France, Spain and the Netherlands launched major colonization…
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women werent expected of much they just realy only could cook clean and provide for there families while men they had hunting and all that fun stuff and women worked in mills that had no windows or at home cooking and cleaning for there husbands and girls they were expected to marry early so every w…
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well they were very differnet from today clothing
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Multiplying the Consumer Price Index (CPI) percentage increase from 2013 to 1774 by $70 million would estimate the relative value at $2.350 million.
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Deborah Sampson died from Yellow Mountain Fever on April 29,1821 in Sharon, Massachusetts.She was 66 when she died and was buried at Rock Ridge Cemetery. and thats how she died
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William Penn(1644-?) William Penn was born on October 24, 1644 in London. He used the wealth and rank he inherited to benefit and protect his fellow believers. Despite the unpopularity of the religion he was in, he was accepted into the King's Court because he was trusted by the Duke of York, who …
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They used coins and paper money.
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The Carolina gamecock is the special name of Thomas Sumter (August 14, 1734 - June 1, 1832). The name memorializes the fierce fighting style of the South Carolina Line's famous Second Line Lieutenant Colonel, Colonel, and Brigadier General. Its use most famously takes in such Revolutionary War Briti…
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Yes, there was quite a lot of life in 1750, except in places that aren't conducive to life such as the core of volcanoes, etc.
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