- Author:Paul G. E. Clemens
- Publisher:New Jersey Historical (December 1, 1992)
- Pages:108 pages
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The Uses of Abundance book.
The Uses of Abundance book. The Uses of Abundance: A History of New Jersey's Economy.
Publisher:New Jersey Historical Commission.
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The story of the area of present-day New Jersey begins at the end of the Younger Dryas, about 15,000 years ago. Native Americans moved into New Jersey soon after the reversal of the Younger Dryas; before then an ice sheet hundreds of feet thick had . . Native Americans moved into New Jersey soon after the reversal of the Younger Dryas; before then an ice sheet hundreds of feet thick had made the area of northern New Jersey uninhabitable. European contact began with the exploration of the Jersey Shore by Giovanni da Verrazzano in 1524. At the time of European contact, many tribes of the Lenape lived in the area.
Paul G. E. Clemens, author of The Uses of Abundance, points out that New Jersey's first settlers were the Lenape.
General New Jersey State History. New Jersey's first residents were the Lenni Lenape Indians who inhabited the territory for over 10,000 years before the first European arrived on its shores. Other tribes, including the Powhatan-Renape, also lived here. The first European to explore New Jersey was Giovanni de Verrazano, from Florence, Italy, who sailed along the Jersey coast and anchored off Sandy Hook in 1524. Nearly a century later, in 1609, Henry Hudson arrived and New Netherland, a Dutch colony, was established in 1624 in what was then called 'the northeast territory'
New Jersey was named for the island of Jersey in the English Channel
New Jersey was named for the island of Jersey in the English Channel. Its long and beautiful coastline has long made New Jersey a popular vacation destination, with over 50 seaside resort towns including Asbury Park, Atlantic City and Cape May. The state also boasts an impressive musical legacy–Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi and Frank Sinatra all hail from New Jersey. While most recognized for perfecting the incandescent light bulb using a bamboo filament and providing a system of distributing electricity on a mass scale, Edison was awarded more than a thousand patents during his lifetime on inventions large and small.
New Jersey-A History, by Thomas Flemming, provides a clear and unbiased historical . Their imperial connection also helped New Jersey’s economy and made it feel protected between its two large and aggressive neighbors. Clemens, author of The Uses of Abundance, points out that New Jersey’s first settlers were the Lenape. The economic history begins here at a time when people survived by farming in small villages and were pre-occupied by the demands of growing food.
New Jersey has a rich history which makes it something of a bellwether .
New Jersey has a rich history which makes it something of a bellwether state for all 50. What's happened all over the country has, in one way or another, happened in New Jersey. There's plenty of history to explore. This book makes an attempt to explore New Jersey's history from Native American settlement through modern suburbanization. The book makes use of the latest historiographical tools and is based on solid evidence.
Clemens, Paul G. The Uses of Abundance: A History of New Jersey's Economy (New Jersey Historical Commission, 1992). Greason, Walter D. "Suburban Erasure: How the Suburbs Ended the Civil Rights Movement in New Jersey" (Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2013) 221 pp. Purvis, Thomas L. "The European Origins of New Jersey's Eighteenth Century Population," New Jersey History 100 (Spring-Summer 1982): 15–31. Vecoli, Rudolph J. The People of New Jersey (D. Van Nostrand, 1964). Economic and social history.