Building cities in a new land for your government?
Building cities in a new land for your government is called colonizing. When the British landed in America, the new towns they developed were colonies.
Skyscrapers came about due to a lack of land in two of America's largest cities, New York and Chicago. This lack of space created high land values and made it financially viable to build upwards. This led to a race between the two cities to build the tallest building and thus the skyscraper was born.
Philadelphia was the the location that the Continental Congress met while they established the government of America in the 1700's. In 1790 George Washington recommended the land along the Potomac that DC is now on as the new location for the nation's capital. The laws and intentions of building a free country have been established and maintained between these two cities.
New York, Los Angeles and Chicago are the three largest U.S. cities based on population. Sitka, Alaska; Juneau, Alaska; and Wrangell, Alaska are the three largest U.S. cities based on land area. Sitka, Alaska has land area of 2,870 square miles. Sitka's total land area is larger than the land area in Delaware and Rhode Island.
New construction techniques allowed the building of high-rise buildings and sky scrapers - which made extremely dense population possible. New construction techniques also allowed for mass transit systems to move large numbers of people into and out of cities, sinking building basements below the water table in cities near the oceans, distributing massive amounts of power to run cities, and infrastructure to bring in huge amounts of water and take out massive amounts of waste…
In ancient Greece how was the new settlement started by people who cut their ties with their native countries?
There were no 'countries' - there were independent city-states. When these cities, with limited agricultural land, became overpopulated, they each shipped of their surplus to seize new land around the Mediterranean and Black Sea littorals, and establish their own city-states, resulting in the Greek world comprising over 2,000 independent cities. These new cities maintained relations with their mother cities, sending them annual offerings, however these relationships often became strained resulting in later hostility.
Patroon is a noun used for a colonial Dutch land holder in New Netherlands; land granted by the Dutch government with the right to exercise certain privileges and exact certain fees. Example sentence: The patroon system grew from a concept of Kiliaen Van Rensselaer, a director of the West India Company, who advised that building up New Netherland could not be carried out without labor.