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  1. It brought Northern European immigrants, primarily of British, German, and Dutch extraction. The British ruled from the mid-17th century and they were by far the largest group of arrivals, remaining within the British Empire. Over 90% of these early immigrants became farmers. Large numbers of young men and women came alone as indentured servants.

  2. The percentage of Catholics in the United States increased from 1948 all the way to the 1980s, but then began declining again. The percentage of Jews in the United States has decreased from 4% to 2% during this same time period. There has been very little Jewish immigration to the US after 1948 in comparison to previous years.

  3. Nov 16, 2018 · Many northern states had abolished slavery by the end of the 18th century, but the institution was absolutely vital to the South, where Black people constituted a large minority of the population ...

  4. Jun 17, 2022 · End of the Slave Trade. After 200 years of enslaving and selling people, the slave trade finally began to lose its luster. In the late 18th century, the French colony of Haiti broke into a slave ...

  5. Other articles where history of United Kingdom is discussed: United Kingdom: Ancient Britain: Archaeologists working in Norfolk in the early 21st century discovered stone tools that suggest the presence of humans in Britain from about 800,000 to 1 million years ago. These startling discoveries underlined the extent to which archaeological research is responsible for any knowledge of…

  6. Sep 14, 2021 · Discover the history of the ancient Israelites, their religion, and the timeline from the United Kingdom of Israel to the divided kingdom and decline. Updated: 09/14/2021 Create an account

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