The New England regional economy grew rapidly in the 17th century, thanks to heavy immigration, high birth rates, low death rates, and an abundance of inexpensive farmland. The population grew from 3000 in 1630 to 14,000 in 1640, 33,000 in 1660, 68,000 in 1680, and 91,000 in 1700.
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The United States has been a leader in technological innovation since the late 19th century and scientific research since the mid-20th century. Methods for producing interchangeable parts were developed by the U.S. War Department by the Federal Armories during the first half of the 19th century.
Dec 23, 2021 · The 17th century in pre-revolution America saw a number of firsts. In 1619 on July 30th, the House of Burgesses, the first representative assembly in America, was elected in Jamestown, Virginia.
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Sep 14, 2021 · Although originally settling in Canaan (modern-day Israel, Palestine, and Lebanon), a large portion of Israelites migrated to Egypt sometime in the 16th or 17th centuries B.C. Likely sometime ...
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