History of the United States

History of the United States

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"[...] Scotch-Irish Immigrants These newcomers in America made their homes chiefly in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, and the Carolinas. Coming late upon the scene, they found much of the land immediately upon the seaboard already taken up. For this reason most of them became frontier people settling the interior and upland regions. There they cleared the land, laid out their small farms, and worked as "sturdy yeomen on the soil," hardy, industrious, and independent in spirit, sharing neither the luxuries of the rich planters nor the easy life of the leisurely merchants. To their agriculture they added woolen and linen manufactures, which, flourishing in the supple fingers of their tireless women, made heavy inroads upon the trade of the English merchants in the[...]."show more

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  • Paperback | 618 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 28.96mm | 839.14g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507675399
  • 9781507675397

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