Opportunities In Colonial America

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Bianca Guerra History 1301 February 5, 2010 Opportunities In Colonial America An opportunity is a situation or condition for attainment of a goal. This is exactly what we found in America. Even though America has change over the years, it is still well-known as “the land of opportunities” and not only from this period of time, but throughout time. Colonial America experienced rapid growth during the 18th century, with its population doubling every 25 years. Much of the foundation and growth of the American colonies can be attributed to the promise of economic opportunity. There was a higher demand for laborers and higher amount of jobs in Colonial America such as marketing, carpentry, farming etc. Marketing was a great job opportunity during colonial American. The Economy was export-driven, although by far the largest share of output was consumed internally. English merchant-capitalists financed the settlement of American colonies, hoping that they would gain profits from their investments. This was a business that benefited only the wealthiest societies,
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