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The French established their own as well along the Mississippi River. Many settlers were dissenting Christian groups who came seeking religious freedom. The continent's first elected legislative assembly, Virginia's House of Burgesses created inthe Mayflower Compactsigned by the Pilgrims before disembarking, and the Fundamental Orders of Connecticutestablished precedents for the pattern of representative self-government and constitutionalism that would develop throughout the American colonies.
Cash crops included tobacco, rice, and wheat. Extraction industries grew up in furs, fishing and lumber. Manufacturers produced rum and ships, and by the late colonial period, Americans were producing one-seventh of the world's iron supply.
English colonists were supplemented by waves of Scotch-Irish and other groups. As coastal land grew more expensive, freed indentured servants pushed further west. Relatively small Native American populations were eclipsed.
Excluding the Native Americanswho were being conquered and displaced, the 13 British colonies had a population of over 2. Despite continuing new arrivals, the rate of natural increase was such that by the s only a small minority of Americans had been born overseas.
Although the Spanish did not land, natives paddled to the ship to trade furs for abalone shells from California. There may also have been confusion with Nuu-chah-nulththe natives' autonym a name for themselves.
It may also have simply been based on Cook's mispronunciation of Yuquot, the native name of the place. Violence was not a significant factor in the overall decline among Native Americansthough conflict among themselves and with Europeans affected specific tribes and various colonial settlements.
Native Americans were also often at war with neighboring tribes and allied with Europeans in their colonial wars. At the same time, however, many natives and settlers came to depend on each other. Settlers traded for food and animal pelts, natives for guns, ammunition and other European wares.
European missionaries and others felt it was important to "civilize" the Native Americans and urged them to adopt European agricultural techniques and lifestyles. He returned to Hawaii to resupply, initially exploring the coasts of Maui and the big islandtrading with locals and then making anchor at Kealakekua Bay in January When his ships and company left the islands, a ship's mast broke in bad weather, forcing them to return in mid-February.
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Johnston is an award-winning professor of history and the director of the Teaching of History program at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He has written and edited numerous essays and books, including The Making of America: The History of the United States from to the Present. Douglas Brinkley is the director of the Eisenhower Center for American Studies and a professor of.
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