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The population of the American colonies grew 10x between 1700-1780 (from 250,000 to 2.5 million inhabitants) while the population of England grew at a much slower rate.

ALL BUT WHICH of the following help explain this trend?


Immigration patterns to the colonies.


Natural increase.


The abundance of arable farmland and successful growing seasons in the colonies.


Colonists, unlike British subjects of the British Isles, were not taxed for each child born.


Population density was sparse in the colonies, discouraging the spread of infectious diseases.

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