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Settled in the late 1700s, it is a commercial and industrial center in an anthracite coal region.
A distinguished European artist of the period from about 1500 to the early 1700s, especially one of the great painters of this period.
Settled in the early 1700s as Harris' Ferry, it was renamed in 1785 and became the capital...
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 Boston.com / News / Boston Globe / Health / Science / Surf uncovers tracks laid in the 1700s
The peat had the hoof prints of oxen and horses and was crisscrossed with wagon tracks that looked like they had been laid down yesterday, though they probably date to the 1700s when the marsh and barrier beach were 800 feet farther...
The peat had the hoof prints of oxen and horses and was crisscrossed with wagon tracks that looked like they had been laid down yesterday, though they probably date to the 1700s when the marsh and barrier beach were 800 feet farther out to sea.
It was the salt hay marshes that convinced the Pilgrims to expand to Cape Cod in the 1600s, and, by the 1700s, Cape Cod and North Shore farmers were shipping hay to Boston to be sold to urbanites in Haymarket Square.
www.boston.com /news/globe/health_science/articles/2004/12/14/surf_uncovers_tracks_laid_in_the_1700s   (854 words)

 Bell Making in the 1700s
This describes how the Liberty Bell and other large bells were made in the 1700s.
The mathematical equations governing bell designs were developed over the centuries and were well know in the 1700s.
Well, bell tuning in the 1700s was an inexact science at best.
home.att.net /~honorAmerica/libertybell/history/bellmaking.htm   (634 words)

 Exploring Mars in the 1700s   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Although the telescope was invented in the 1600s, and first used for astronomical purposes by Galileo in 1609, it did not have a astronomical impact until the 1700s.
While science in the 1600s was hampered by the Inquisition, scientists in the 1700s enjoyed a much greater degree of freedom.
Giancomo Miraldi observes "white spots" at the poles, and discovers that the southern cap is not centered on the rotational pole.
www.exploringmars.com /history/1700.html   (516 words)

 1700s   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Flinging the jacket outward from under the boat, the storm vanished and the voice ceased.
This shipyard had a reputation as having been chosen to be built in a very remote spot so that Skillington could count of good custom from the pirates of the coast.
It is fact that well into the 1750's gold pieces of eight, chequins and pistoles were found among subscriptions to the Talbot County free school.
rumskulls.org /1700s.html   (2893 words)

 1700s Timeline
The 1700s end with the Industrial, American, and French Revolutions.
Like the 1850 to 99 line this line is dominated by events in a relatively small span of time (all of those revolutions).
Any Emails sent to me will be replied to if possible, and those addresses are not used for anything else as they are rarely kept Though some of the information is usable to persons under the age of 13 it is in no way targetted to that age group.
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First born children were named for their grandparents and second born for the parents.Virginians preferred to name other sons after warriors, knights, and English kings, other daughters after Saints.
Growing up in Virginia in the 1700s was difficult.Half of all children died before adulthood.
Children were expected to have strong wills yet at the same time yeild willingly in a patriarchal culture.The child's will was not broken but in a phrase that Virginians liked to use, it was " severely bent against itself".
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 1700s   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
During the 1700s, Britain led the world in new inventions - bigger and better machines to make cloth, iron, chemicals, paper, rope, bricks, glass, and thousands of new commodities.
As a result of rapid expansion in our cities in the late 1700s, overcrowded slums grew up.
There was low pay, and there was disease - but the workers had nobody to speak up for them, either in the factories, or in Parliament.
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 The European Enlightenment (Mid 1600s - Late 1700s) By Miles Hodges   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
So it was that even by the early 1700s the Western Christian world saw itself faced with an issue bigger than even the persistent animosity between Protestantism and Catholicism.
By the early 1700s pastors were complaining about absenteeism at Sunday morning worship -- or often about the drunkenness (rum was a well-beloved drink in the colonies) of those who did attend.
The 1700s seemed to produce a string of wars over gained and lost colonies in America and Asia -- and over conflicts among kings as to which of them possessed the strongest case for the right of succession to ownership of this or that European territory.
www.newgenevacenter.org /west/enlightenment2.htm   (9424 words)

 EDSITEment - Lesson Plan
Once they have finished, discuss as a class the significance of physical geography in the late 1700s, when colonists were settling the area that is now the United States.
Explain that this was a popular document used in schools at the time, and this version of the list was found copied into George Washington's notebook when he was about 16.
Ask students to read the list and write a paragraph explaining what it tells you about the life of a colonial adolescent in the 1700s and another paragraph telling how his or her life might compare to theirs.
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In the 1700’s, to keep down the number of street performers and to add dignity to the acting profession, laws were created to restrict street performances.
The modern circus received its name a few years later in 1782 when one of Astley’s former horseman, Charles Hughes, founded the Royal Circus.
In the late 1700s, the streets of France were filled with entertainers of all sorts:
www.clownschool.net /History/H1700s.html   (170 words)

 Llewellyn Encyclopedia: Neo-Druidism Since the 1700s
Ironically, it was the English who first took an interest in the Druids of antiquity in the 1700s.
Later, during the time of Irish emigration, in the twentieth century, interest in Irish romanticism grew but Irish- and Scottish-Americans’ Celtic interest was still limited.
(Unfortunately, many Welsh-Americans had also forgotten their Welsh roots, since their ancestors had come over in the 1700s.
www.llewellynencyclopedia.com /article/197   (1531 words)

 Dark Shadows Barnabas Collins 1700s 12 Inch Figure
After Dracula, there is no empire deserving of being immortalised in plastic more than Barnabas Collins, but this 175-year-old bloodsucker, who thirsted for humanity loved more than blood on TVs, Dark Shadows.
They were even thrown back and forth in time, while attempting to reverse the original curse from the late 1700s.
Also, there will be three heads, showing the regular Barnabas, Vampire Barnabas, and his rapidly aged old man look, which resulted from an attempt to cure his vampirism.
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 The 1700s - Mathematics and the Liberal Arts
The 1700s - Mathematics and the Liberal Arts
The Mathematics and the Liberal Arts pages are intended to be a resource for student research projects and for teachers interested in using the history of mathematics in their courses.
A German version of this article probably exists, but might not have been published.
math.truman.edu /~thammond/history/The1700s.html   (3451 words)

 Ref: European Enlightenment (Mid 1600s - Late 1700s) - By Miles Hodges   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Later Deism and Early Biblical Criticism (Mid-Late 1700s)
Cotton Mather, son of the Puritan minister and Massachussetts political leader, Increase Mather, became himself the leading Puritan minister in Massachussetts at the end of the 1600s and beginning of the 1700s.
His followers were also sometimes called "Swedenborgians." But his influence extended well beyond this group of disciples--to many within the Romanticist movement that began to emerge during the late 1700s and which blossomed in the 1800s.
www.newgenevacenter.org /reference/enlightenment2.htm   (6967 words)

 Immigration into South Carolina in 1700s   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Afterward and into the late 1700's, the ports of Philadelphia Pennsylvania, Boston Mass., New Castle Delaware, and Charleston S.C. beckoned.
By then, a number of early (1700's, not necessarily kin) Shaws in South Carolina had been identified; and I found myself in a great deal of confusion as to which one of the several John Shaws was our actual immigrant ancestor.
You have to wonder how the families left behind cooperated amongst each other to maintain their safety...being in the "back-country"...while many of the men were away.
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 Search Results for 1700s - Encyclopædia Britannica
Chronological index of biographies of noted mathematicians born during this period.
British and American History Paintings of the 1700s
British Conversation Pieces and Portraits of the 1700s
www.britannica.com /search?query=1700s&ct=   (370 words)

 Mail in the 1600s and 1700s - Stamps
If something happened to the carrier's horse, the message could be delayed or worse.
In the late 1700s mail coaches began to run, where a regular route was set up and people paid to put their packages and mail on the route.
Again, depending on which coach you went with and how the run was laid out, this could work well or be totally inappropriate.
www.bellaonline.com /articles/art3931.asp   (266 words)

 M2 Presswire: Bringing out the big guns -- Archaeologist discovers cannon from late 1700s shipwreck.@ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Archaeologist Ken Cassavoy, a long-term research associate of Trent University, made a thrilling discovery this past October.
Cassavoy found a cannon buried in the sand alongside the remains of a late 1700s sailing vessel.
The 200-pound weapon would have been mounted on the rail of the ship, at the bow or stern.
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1G1:95159690&refid=holomed_1   (218 words)

 AA Auction 6261297 (Ended 11/10/2005, 14:40:54 PST) Dutch 1700s COIN, Colonial- Rev War era, US used
From a collection of rare old original 1700s dated Dutch bronze "One Duit" coins.
These coins traded around the world throughout the 1700s.
ALL are clearly dated before 1799, + would fit well in an early America display.
www.auctionarms.com /search/displayitem.cfm?itemnum=6261297   (281 words)

 YoungHistorians Forum - How my Ancestry Ended up in US (1700s)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
How my Ancestry Ended up in US (1700s)
William was 12 years old and lived in Wales sometime in the 1700s.
One morning, he woke up, did his chores, and headed off to school like usual.
www.younghistorians.com /forum/showthread.php?p=100&mode=threaded   (383 words)

 NGA - British and American Grand Manner Portraits of the 1700s   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
NGA - British and American Grand Manner Portraits of the 1700s
Tour: British and American Grand Manner Portraits of the 1700s
Eighteenth-century British artists and patrons used the terms "Grand Manner" or "Great Style" to describe paintings that utilized visual metaphors.
www.nga.gov /collection/gallery/gg59/gg59-main1.html   (129 words)

 Tuscany! RARE 1700s Carved Wood Angel or Putti, L@@K! - 604angel
RARE 1700s Carved Wood Angel or Putti, L@@K! Antiques : Religious And Mourning
It's an ancient, 1700s, maybe earler, carved figure from a creche or old cathedral - you know, those floating angel heads with just wings and no bodies that hover about.
It's got centuries of old paint showing partially in some places, mostly lost to the ages.
www.rubylane.com /shops/antiquesuncommontreasure/item/604angel   (251 words)

 Fascinating History: London Prostitution in the 1700s
This is a paragraph of text that could go in the sidebar.
The whole Covent Garden area and part of the Strand was a notorious haunt for prostitutes in the 1700s.
There was a variety of choices on offer.
fascinatinghistory.blogspot.com /2005/06/london-prostitution-in-1700s.html   (514 words)

 eBay.co.uk - 1700s, Marine Maritime, Art, Asian Oriental Antiques items at low prices   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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 National Gallery of Art Site Map   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
American Portraits of the Late 1700s and Early 1800s
Britain's Royal Academy of Art in the Late 1700s and Early 1800s
British and American Grand Manner Portraits of the 1700s
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 Historians Track Hurricanes Back to 1700s
With the new grant, he plans to take a closer look at New England.
Ship logs from the American whaling industry and the U.S. Navy should help paint a more complete picture of tropical storms going back to the 1700s.
Mock calls President Thomas Jefferson one of the first early weather observers.
www.livescience.com /forcesofnature/ap_051027_hurricane_history.html   (686 words)

 IROQUOIS CLOTHING   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This man wore feathers in his hair, a ring in his nose and other jewellery, a cape, a sash around his waist, breechcloth, leggings and moccasins
This is one aspect of Iroquoian culture that underwent considerable change in the late 1600s and early 1700s, with the availability of beads, trade cloth etc. from European sources.
Most information of the clothing styles come to us by early European (mainly French) visitors in the early 1600s.
www.cqsb.qc.ca /svs/434/fncloth.htm   (328 words)

 Ashley/Dominicans: 7 Survivors 1700s   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Portuguese and Spanish Provinces were separated from the Master's jurisdiction from 1802 to 1872.
At the end of the 1700s, the Master of the Order, Quiñones, as far as is known, remained strangely indifferent to these disasters.
Exiled by Plus VI to La Quercia and then returning to Spain in 1798, he died at Florence.
www.op.org /domcentral/study/ashley/dominicans/ashdom07.htm   (7493 words)

 NGA - British and American History Paintings of the 1700s   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
NGA - British and American History Paintings of the 1700s
Tour: British and American History Paintings of the 1700s
Copyright ©2006 National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
www.nga.gov /collection/gallery/gg61/gg61-main1.html   (117 words)

 Wigan 1700s
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The tree above involves some speculation, the Newton/Wigan 1700s page contains the earliest confirmed records with the marriage of John Ackers to Jane Unsworth in 1731 in Newton.
There are a number of christenings that could be that of John, the most likely is that above in 1704.
jonathan_ackers.tripod.com /ackwarr1600.html   (447 words)

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