redirects here. 31 The peak population was less than 10,000. However Britains victory led to a conflict between Britain and the colonies. Strangers had to show papers to prove that they were freemen, not runaway servants. When married, an English woman gave up her maiden name. The British and colonists triumphed jointly over a common foe. Elementary education was widespread in New England.
The Southern colonies in particular relied on cash crops such as tobacco and cotton. 33: History of Alaska, (1886) online Herbert Moller, "Sex Composition and Correlated Culture Patterns of Colonial America William and Mary Quarterly Vol. As early as 1687, the Spanish government had begun to offer asylum to slaves from British colonies, and the Spanish Crown officially proclaimed in 1693 that runaway slaves would find freedom in Florida in return for converting to Catholicism and four years of military service. The initial Pilgrim settlers sailed to North America in 1620 on the Mayflower. By 1773, the population of Philadelphia had reached 40,000, New York 25,000, and Baltimore 6,000. In New Jersey in the 1740s and 1750s, poor farmers clashed with rich landowners.
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59 By the mid-18th century, Pennsylvania was basically a middle-class colony with limited deference to the small upper-class. Therefore religious toleration was very important, and Maryland became a home of religious freedom. Each colony was a separate limited liability corporation. Slaughter, "The Tax Man Cometh: Ideological Opposition to Internal Taxes, 17601790 William and Mary Quarterly Vol. They bribed Indians to return runaway slaves, and they also made it illegal for free blacks to travel in Indian country.
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