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How did people make soap in colonial times?
In the Colonial times, many people brought over supplies from Europe. The Colonists needed to be sanitary, so they made soap from natural substances. Colonial soap was made using two key ingredients: lye, which colonists made from the ash of wood fires, and fat, which was the byproduct of butchering animals.
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