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Colonial America refers to the period of American history (roughly late 15th century to the mid-19th century) when European states exercised political control over indigenous Americans and European settlers in the Americas. Colonial powers in the Americas included the Spanish, British, French, Portuguese, Dutch, Swedes, and Russians. The term is sometimes taken to refer to pre-Revolution British colonies that would eventually become the United States.

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This list of medieval prices indicates the price of a draught horse in the 13th century to be between 10s and 20s,, while this estimate of global inflation shows prices in 1750 being 8 or 9 times what …
answered Apr 23 '16 by Pieter Geerkens
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The Indians of the North-East had become dependent on the Colonists for supplies of ball and powder for their newly favoured ranged weapon, the flintlock musket. Their supplies of these rarely exceede …
answered Apr 19 '14 by Pieter Geerkens
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From the American Declaration of Independence: He has combined with others to subject us to a jurisdiction foreign to our constitution, and unacknowledged by our laws; giving his Assent to their A …
answered Nov 28 '18 by Pieter Geerkens
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I have now downloaded the CLIWOC15_2000.zip file, unzipped it to CLIWOC15_2000.mdb, and successfully opened it with MS-ACCESS 2016 by holding SHIFT down while doing so (This disables any startup macro …
answered Jan 24 by Pieter Geerkens
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Note that during the critical early years of Simon Bolivar's independence movement in Venezuela and New Granada Spain was being torn apart by the Peninsular War (1808-1814). Likewise the Hidalgo Movem …
answered Oct 15 '18 by Pieter Geerkens