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From Dependency to Independence: Economic Revolution in Colonial New England

Margaret Ellen Newell - Business & Economics - 1998 - 329 pages
...Bradford reluctantly surrendered to the distribution and sale of private lands. Enclosure, he admitted, "had very good success, for it made all hands very industrious, so as much more corn was planted than otherwise .... [Even] women now went willingly into the fields, and took the...
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William Bradford: Plymouth's Faithful Pilgrim

Gary D. Schmidt - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 200 pages
...aside a certain number of acres for each household in the colony; what they grew, they would keep. "This had very good success; for it made all hands...industrious, so as much more corne was planted then other waise would have bene by any means the Governor or any other could use, and saved him a great deall...
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William Bradford: Rock of Plymouth

Kieran Doherty - Juvenile Nonfiction - 1999 - 192 pages
...work in the fields that had been given to each family by the colony. The new arrangement, he said, "had very good success, for it made all hands very industrious, so as much more corn was planted than ... by any means the governor or any other could use. . . ."7 It takes time for...
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A Little Commonwealth: Family Life in Plymouth Colony

John Demos - History - 2000 - 201 pages
...corn every man for his own particular . . . and so assigned to every family a parcel of land . . . This had very good success, for it made all hands very industrious." 1 CHAPTER FOUR MEMBERSHIP Recent studies of colonial family life have sought to clear away some serious...
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The Puritans: A Sourcebook of Their Writings : Two Volumes Bound as One

Perry Miller, Thomas Herbert Johnson - Literary Collections - 2001 - 831 pages
...proportion of their number for that end, only for present use (but made no devission for inheritance), and ranged all boys and youth under some familie. This...it made all hands very industrious, so as much more come was planted then other waise would have bene by any means the Govr or any other could use, and...
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Encyclopedia of leadership: A-E, Volume 1

George R. Goethals, Georgia Jones Sorenson, James MacGregor Burns - 2004 - 504 pages
...present use (but made no division for inheritance) and ranged all boys and youth under some family. This had very good success, for it made all hands very industrious, so as much more corn was planted than otherwise would have been by any means the Governor or any other could use, and...
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The Battle for the American Mind: A Brief History of a Nation's Thought

Carl J. Richard - History - 2004 - 357 pages
...[they] so assigned to every family a parcel of land, according to the proportion of their number. . . . This had very good success, for it made all hands very industrious, so as much more corn was planted than would have been by any means the Governor or any other could use. . . . The women...
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Just What I Said: Bloomberg Economics Columnist Takes on Bonds, Banks ...

Caroline Baum - Business & Economics - 2010 - 294 pages
...regard trust to themselves." A NEW WAY The results were nothing short of miraculous. Bradford writes: "This had very good success; for it made all hands...very industrious, so as much more corne was planted than other ways would have been by any means the Govr or any other could use, and saved him a great...
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The Loyalty Advantage: Essential Steps to Energize Your Company, Your ...

Dianne M. Durkin - Business & Economics - 2005 - 229 pages
...harvests, Governor William Bradford decided to let each family plant its own crops. "This," he wrote, "had very good success, for it made all hands very industrious, so as much more corn was planted than otherwise would have been by any means."5 The Pilgrims' small experiment in rewarding...
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Chronicles of the Pilgrim Fathers

Alexander Young - History - 2005 - 372 pages
...before; and so they ranged all their youth under some family, and set upon such, a course, which had good success, for it made all hands very industrious, so as much corn was planted. This course being settled, by that time all their corn was planted, all their victuals...
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