Strangers in the Realm

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Strangers in the Realm 18/10/2010 19:45:00 British North America in 1700 An avg. of 4 new New England towns were settled every year between 1660  and 1710—mostly by English settlers and mostly in the hinterland around  Boston or along the Connecticut River Valley New England was the least religiously and ethnically diverse region of  America at the time, descendants were all of English heritage New York was one of the most religiously and ethnically diverse places in N.  America o In middle colonies there was much religious and ethnic diversity by  1700 (Pennsylvania, NJ and Delaware included) New Sweden o The short-lived New Sweden colony was captured by the Dutch in  1655, only to be captured by them by the English a decade later o The New Sweden Colony was one reason why the Mid-Atlantic  colonies contained a significant… Among the non-slave population in the Chesapeake, most colonists were of  English extraction—not very diverse o White population was racially homogenous VA was still an immigrant society, did not have natural reproduction and did  not grow independently of incoming immigrants NC had an odd mix of white settlers
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