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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This fire festival dates back to the 1750s, when the Julian calendar was reformed in Britain.
From the 1750s through the first years of the 20th Century, American whaling voyages ranged farther off shore and ultimately around the world, in a pursuit that produced oil and baleen for the growing population and industrialization of the U.
His team, along with scientists from Denmark, Greenland, China and the US, has taken fin clippings from almost 100 Greenland sharks, including some born in the 1750s.
Despite their frustrations with the British and overtures from the French, Cherokees remained loyal to their historical allies during the imperial wars of the 1740s and 1750s, in part because they were completely dependent on British, and specifically South Carolinian, trade goods.
The issue of press freedom also features, and Dickson points out that debates around this topic were "a potent opposition rallying call" from the 1750s (202).
Just a 10-minute stroll away, this world-famous market has been going strong since the 1750s.
In the 1750s, Thanksgiving was first introduced in Nova Scotia when Halifax citizens celebrated the end of the Seven Years' War with a feast.
Historians and social scientists consider such topics as the legal boundaries of coerced labor, modern slavery: the legal tug-of-war between globalization and fragmentation, convict labor in the southern borderlands of Latin America from the 1750s to the 1910s: comparative perspectives, the US Army and forced road labor in the early American colonial Philippines, unfree labor during the New Deal 1935-52, and state-sanctioned coercion and agricultural contract labor: Jamaican and Mexican workers in Canada and the US 1909-2014.
Believed to have been born in North Wales, Wilson trained as a portrait painter in London for six years under Thomas Wright before travelling to Rome and Venice in the early 1750s.
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
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.