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Unformatted text preview: 13 Colonies Rapid population growth in colonies, but 1750's population is at approximately 2 million. One of few places in the world where there is enough food Increased likely hood of reproduction and survival Steady stream of immigration (half is African, forced immigration; half is European) European immigration tends to be heavily non-English German, Scotch-Irish, etc Farmers, poorgo inland. Coastal regions predominantly English, inlands mixed Only four cities Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Charleston A lot of newspapers circulating, Society is only three months behind London in fashion, etc. Colonial Society extremely hierarchical Status in society judged not just by money, but by manners and etiquette Ladies and Gentlemen only at top of society Deference given to people above you Gentlemen are the ruling class Patriarchal society, legally and socially...
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This note was uploaded on 03/19/2008 for the course HIST 2111 taught by Professor Winship during the Spring '08 term at University of Georgia Athens.
- Spring '08