Pages of Pages of H1301 Unit 1 Lecture Three class 2008 [4]

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The Colonial Economy The South: - Slave based plantation society – Plantations were an intensive farms producing a cash crop for distant markets. • Chesapeake providing tobacco – Limited towns & infrastructure The North: Multiple economic models – Agriculture • Subsistence peltry to established market farming: – 50% didn’t own firearms / plows or kettles – Axes & hoes universal but evolving tools through innovation – Increased agricultural yield by 2X due to improved technology and practice (sickle to scythe) • intensive crop farming for local (defined by infrastructure)
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Unformatted text preview: consumption • investments in cattle as population density increased – Lumber / wood processing / ship building / fishing – Shipping -Coastal, Caribbean trade, European, China – Urban population increase • Fabrication centers for metals, etc. • Inter and intra colonial trade centers • Commercial services expansion • Requires surplus food economically delivered Unit 1– lecture 3 Hollinger 1301 4 – Whole NE generations migrated to new towns...
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This note was uploaded on 09/20/2008 for the course HISTORY 1301 taught by Professor Hollinger during the Fall '08 term at Tarrant County.

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