“The Urbanization of America” 

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“Urbanization of America. The early United States was predominately rural. According to the 1790 census, 95 percent of the population lived in the countryside. The 5 percent of Americans living in urban areas (places with more than 2,500 persons) lived mostly in small villages.”

Source: http://www.theusaonline.com/people/urbanization.htm

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