1750s


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Noun1.1750s - the decade from 1750 to 17591750s - the decade from 1750 to 1759  
decade, decennary, decennium - a period of 10 years
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VISIT Founded in 1682 by William Penn by the 1750s, Philadelphia had surpassed Boston to become the busiest port in British America, and second in the British Empire, behind London.
Meanwhile, Amerindian preachers began replacing white ones in southeastern New England in the 1750s and 1760s, culminating in patterns of Christian Indian separatism, the tense dialectics of which played out in multifarious ways that blurred the lines between Christian conversion and indigenous revitalization.
We recently sold a white shell pickle stand, early 1750s, the upper bowl on an encrusted column with three lobed shell-shaped bowls below, riveting and old repairs, for PS820.
The Lunar Society was originally formed in the 1750s, bringing together people with interests in philosophy, arts, science and commerce, as well as debating and discovering.
The festejo and its explicit references to Sor Juana will be examined within the context of other surviving representations of her in the 1750s, to attempt a kind of snapshot--necessarily incomplete--of the nun as remembered some sixty years after her death, and halfway through the century that saw her pass from eminence to relative obscurity.
Head ranger Helen McDonald at the stable block that dates back to the 1750s at |Gibside chapel and grounds, the stable block has a large roost of bats
More than 300 years have passed since Callow Hill Farmhouse in Callow Hill first appeared on the landscape back in the 1750s.
Some of the texts from what is called the Villa of the Papyri have been deciphered since they were discovered in the 1750s.
In the same way as Liverpool was at the centre of Britain's music industry during the 1960s, and Manchester was the hub of the Eighties scene, Durham and Newcastle were the places to be in the 1750s.
nine pages are devoted to privies), from the 1750s through the Victorian period to the 1950s.
Between the 1680s and 1750s, a group of politicians, poets, farmers, heiresses and landowners began to experiment with the phenomenon that was to become the English landscape garden, which survives so beautifully today.
The seven-acre site dates from the 1750s when the mineral lode was first discovered and the unique gunpowder "magazine", built in 1824 by migrant Cornishmen, has recently been restored thanks to funding from Cadw and Ceredigion County Council's "Spirit of the Miners" fund.