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Noun1.1770s - the decade from 1770 to 17791770s - the decade from 1770 to 1779  
decade, decennary, decennium - a period of 10 years
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It features handwritten documents dating to the 1770s and 1780s, which are now fully searchable.
Researchers from a joint US-Australian study recently concluded a study utilising the data provided by these maps, and discovered that more than half of the coral reef habitat mapped in the 1770s no longer exists, while in some areas, coral loss was close to 90 per cent.
The ephemeral, contested nature of British authority during the 1760s and 1770s created openings for men like Askin to develop a trade of smuggling liquor or to challenge the Hudson's Bay Company's monopoly over the fur trade, and allowed them to boast in front of British officers of having the "Key of Canada" in their pockets.
On the vast, uncharted Kentucky frontier of the 1770s, Temperance Tucker has learned to be fleet of foot, accurate with her rifle, and silent about the past.
The Brook family came to Meltham in the early 1770s and established a cotton mill providing work for more than 4,000 people in its heyday.
The freehold of the Georgian buildings, some of which date back to the 1770s, had been put up for sale by Newcastle City Council as part of an ongoing process to sell off redundant buildings to help it cope with budget cuts, and they fetched PS906,000.
Her book traces the Comte de Laperouse's doomed attempt to circumnavigate the globe and explore the New World in the late 1770s.
True, the works remain highly agitated, expressive, and unusual, but it would seem that we can no longer call the 1770s a distinct period in Haydn's life except insofar as he took an interest in exploring the idiosyncrasies of Viennese symphonic practice.
Puzzled, even astonished, I turned to the Center's online catalogue of prints and found that Reynolds had indeed painted such a portrait of Abington in the early 1770s, a mezzotint after which was published in 1772 (Fig.
Aretha points out the hypocrisy of the colonists fighting for their freedom from England in the 1770s at the same time they are enslaving Africans.
Q: The attached photos are of an underhammer muzzleloader passed down through generations of my family beginning in the late 1770s to the early 1800s.
In front of the mansion, two ladies in colonial costume took afternoon tea, explaining to passers-by how the struggle for independence affected home life in 1770s Worcester.