Settlers

Some articles on settlers:

Province Of Posen - Geography
... Polish serfs lived and worked side by side with (predominantly) free German settlers ... Though the settlers were given initial advantages, in time their lots were not much different ... Settlers worked for themselves and took care of themselves, but paid taxes to the lord ...
The Settlers (video game)
... The Settlers (also known as Serf City, original German title Die Siedler) is a slow-paced strategy video game by Blue Byte Software, released in 1993 for Commodore Amiga and in 1994 for the PC ... The first in The Settlers series, it was the first game blending together principles that had not been seen before, and defined the line of the later Settlers games ...
Sinhala Language - History
... It is believed that about the 5th century BCE, settlers from North-Eastern India reached the island of Sri Lanka ... According to the chronicle Mahavamsa, the first settlers were Prince Vijaya and his entourage ... The settlers merged with the native tribes known as Yakkha and Naga ...
Swan River Colony - Background To The Settlement
... A set of regulations were worked out for distributing land to settlers on the basis of land grants ... refused to give it preference over independent settlers in selecting land, but one member, Thomas Peel, accepted the terms and proceeded alone ... conditional on his arrival at the colony before 1 November 1829 with 400 settlers ...
Ancient Hawaii - Settlement
... Upon their arrival, the settlers grew kalo (taro), maiʻa (banana), niu (coconut), ulu (breadfruit), and raised pua'a (pork), moa (chicken), and ʻīlio (poi dog), although these meats were eaten less often ... In addition to the foods they brought, the settlers also acquired ʻuala (sweet potato), which has yet to be adequately explained, as the plant originates in South America ... As soon as they arrived, the new settlers built hale (homes) and heiau (temples) ...

Famous quotes containing the word settlers:

    When old settlers say “One has to understand the country,” what they mean is, “You have to get used to our ideas about the native.” They are saying, in effect, “Learn our ideas, or otherwise get out; we don’t want you.”
    Doris Lessing (b. 1919)