The English American Colonies

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There are two main reasons for population growth within the English American Colonies. The first was immigration, which accounted for about one quarter of the growth. Land was cheap, and the economy was booming. Colonists were bringing more slaves from Africa to the colonies. This also shifted the racial and ethnic makeup of the colonies. daily the demand was growing for labor. Immigrants were coming from all over by the 1800’s, Africa, England, and Scottland to name a few. Almost all the immigrants from Africa were enslaved upon arrival to the colonies. The second major reason for the increased growth was natural increase by reproduction. Combined with people living longer and reproducing more This was about three quarters of where the
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