Who founded the Amana Colonies?

Answer A group of German immigrants called the Community of True Inspiration, or the Ebenezer Society, founded the Amana Colonies in 1855. The settlement is along the Iowa River in what is now known as Am... Read More »

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Where did the Amana colonies first start?

The Amana Colonies, a religious communal society, began in Germany in 1714 and were then called the "Community of True Inspiration." In 1843 they left Germany and landed in Buffalo, New York, and ... Read More »

What year were the Middle Colonies founded?

The Middle Colonies include New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York and Delaware. The Dutch originally settled the area in the early 1600s, and in 1664 the British took control of the land and began off... Read More »

Who founded Baghdad, Iraq; when was it founded?

The city of Baghdad, Iraq, was founded by Caliph Al Mansur, who lived in the 8th century. There is evidence of civilizations in the area of Baghdad before this time, though not under the name Baghd... Read More »

How many people got TB in the colonies?

Tuberculosis, or TB, claimed many lives in the American Colonies. This painful and exhausting disease, could last years before claiming the life of its victim. Roughly 20 percent of all American Co... Read More »