in case of attack
protect residents in case of attact
Because they are low-order goods and services
So they could protect each other easily by getting there faster
In early villages, houses were built close together so that help would be near in the case of an attack. An isolated house would be an easy target for roaming bands of Native American tribes. By building homes close together, the colonists were able to keep watch on the neighborhood and see when something was amiss.
Actually the earliest villages usually had anywhere from 150 to 200 villagers. They built there houses close together to protect from wind and competing villages from attacking. 150 to 200 A+ students
New England's towns and villages were very close together at first. The houses were built so that the people could protect each other. There was usually a group of houses and then a group of shops like a bakery, blacksmith, and general store.
in case of an attack
The houses in Massachusetts in 1620 were built like cabins. People would build houses close to each other which formed small villages.
I would say no more than 30 ft apart.
Yes, and since the houses were built so close together the whole town burn down and had to be rebuilt.
Its calld apartmentz