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Ch. 1.5 Guided Notes A Diverse Society Colonial America Grows The American Colonies experienced due to high birth rates, long life spans, and immigration. The population of the American colonies in the 18 th century. Factors contributing to population growth: Improved housing and Inoculations -Cotton Mather, a Puritan leader, promoted this method Immigration—about European immigrants arrived between 1700 and 1775. Women did not have equal rights in Colonial America. They could not own property or make contracts or wills if . Slavery developed slowly in the Chesapeake Colonies, in 1705, Virginia created and other colonies followed suit. By the early 1700’s slavery had become generally in colonial society. In 1739 a group of Africans rebelled against their overseers and tried to escape from South Carolina to Spanish Florida. The militia quickly ended the . The ideas of the Enlightenment and Great Awakening made the colonists question their role as

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