Hace 1 día · Between 1700 and 1740, a large majority of the net overseas migration to these colonies were Africans. In the third quarter of the 18th century, the population of that region amounted to roughly 55% British, 38% black, and 7% German. In 1790, 42% of the population in South Carolina and Georgia was of African origin. 
Hace 1 día · By the 1760s, the thirteen British colonies contained 2.5 million people and were established along the Atlantic Coast east of the Appalachian Mountains. After defeating France, the British government imposed a series of taxes, including the Stamp Act of 1765, rejecting the colonists' constitutional argument that new taxes needed their approval.
Hace 1 día · 1.4 James I comes to the throne 1.5 Lord Chancellor and public disgrace 1.6 Personal life 1.6.1 Religious beliefs 1.6.2 Marriage to Alice Barnham 1.6.3 Sexuality 1.7 Death 2 Philosophy and works 3 Influence and legacy 3.1 Science 3.2 North America 3.3 Law 3.4 Organization of knowledge 4 Historical debates 4.1 Bacon and Shakespeare
Hace 1 día · The area that is now Massachusetts was colonized by English settlers in the early 17th century and became the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the 18th century. Before that, it was inhabited by a variety of Indian tribes.
Hace 1 día · Ashkenazi Jews (/ ˌ ɑː ʃ k ə ˈ n ɑː z i, ˌ æ ʃ-/ AHSH-kə-NAH-zee, ASH-; Hebrew: יְהוּדֵי אַשְׁכְּנַז, romanized: Yehudei Ashkenaz, lit. 'Jews of Germania'; Yiddish: אַשכּנזישע ייִדן, romanized: Ashkenazishe Yidn), also known as Ashkenazic Jews or Ashkenazim, are a Jewish diaspora population who coalesced in the Holy Roman Empire around the end of ...
Hace 5 horas · The hall of bulls in Lascaux, Dordogne, France, is one of the best known cave paintings and dates to about 15,000 to 10,000 BC. If there is meaning to the paintings, it remains unknown. The caves were not in an inhabited area, so they may have been used for seasonal rituals. The animals are accompanied by signs which suggest a possible magic use.