Genealogy Projects tagged with seaport on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Overseas trade: Shipping Merchants and Companies

    The American Revolution, which was largely fostered in the early seaports and partly tied to the trade restrictions imposed on the American colonies by England, resulted in the expulsion of the new American states from the trading family of the British Empire. The United States was not a self-sufficient nation, so trade by sea became essential. Adventurous merchants sent out their ships to find...