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Unformatted text preview: -relatively poor-subsistence society at first-eventually aspire to same lifestyle as gentry on the coast-isolated on the frontier for several generations-schools and churches appeared slowly-lack of social institutions until 1760s-commercial centers (towns), local government, church life D. Material Culture in the Chesapeake-17 th century: limited goods; chose to invest in land-simple furniture and accessories, small houses-spent money on land and slaves-18 th century: more comfortable lives through material goods-carpets, chairs, porcelain plates, dwelling changed...
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This note was uploaded on 10/04/2011 for the course HIST 2111H taught by Professor Hoffer during the Spring '08 term at UGA.
- Spring '08