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What was the 1700s known for?

The 1700s became known as the “Age of Enlightenment” as Enlightenment ideals such as freedom and equality became prominent among lower class citizens, and there was an occurrence of several revolts and revolutionaries to bring about change in society.

What happened in the 1700s in America?

Britain imposes the Stamp Act on the American colonists. Boston Massacre: English troops fire on a group of people protesting English taxes. Boston Tea Party: English tea is thrown into the harbor to protest a tax on tea. Fighting at Lexington and Concord, Massachusetts, marks the beginning of the American Revolution.

What happened in 1700s in England?

Events. 27 February – the island of New Britain is discovered by William Dampier in the western Pacific. early March – William Congreve’s comedy The Way of the World is first performed at the New Theatre, Lincoln’s Inn Fields. 25 March – Treaty of London signed between France, England and Holland.

Who came to America in the 1700s?

The answer may be in some of the major migrations of settlers to the colonies in the 1700s. Two major groups that arrived during that time were the Germans and the Scots-Irish. Detail of Palatine Church, early German immigrants. Library of Congress, FRAMING DETAIL OF ROOF.

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What happened in the 1720s?

February 24 – Battle of Nassau: Spanish forces assault the British settlement of Nassau, Bahamas during the War of the Quadruple Alliance. March 11 (February 29 Old Style) – Queen Ulrika Eleonora of Sweden resigns, to let her husband Frederick I take over as king of Sweden.

Was there Technology in the 1700s?

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1701 Jethro Tull invents the seed drill.
1711 Englishmen, John Shore invents the tuning fork.
1712 Thomas Newcomen patents the atmospheric steam engine.
1717 Edmond Halley invents the diving bell.
1722 French C. Hopffer patents the fire extinguisher.

What era was 1790s?

The 1790s (pronounced “seventeen-nineties”) was a decade of the Gregorian calendar that began on January 7, 1790, and ended on December 31, 1799.

1790s.

Millennium: 2nd millennium
Years: 1790 1791 1792 1793 1794 1795 1796 1797 1798 1799
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