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History Of Hemp In Early America

Sailmaking and the American Colonies During it’s scuttlebutt with Russia, England looked to the American Colonies for independence from Russian Hemp. In 1717, English merchants became so fed up with Russian cheating, they complained loudly…

History Of Hemp In Ancient Asia

The Beginnings Hemp, along with wheat, beans, and rice, were produced by early Neolithic farmer communities along the Wei and Yellow rivers. Remains of hemp fibers and seeds have been recovered from archeological sites especially near the Yellow…

Hemp Crosses The Oceans To The USA

Hemp Crosses the Oceans During the next two centuries, Europe entered a period of unprecedented colonialism. As more and more ships made their way down the coast of Africa and on to India, Europeans who remained at home were able to keep abreast…

History Of Hemp In Europia

Spreading the Seed Wherever the people of the ancient world roamed, they carried with them the seeds of the precious cannabis plant. From China in the east to the Rhone Valley in the west, the seeds were spread. Cold weather, hot weather, wet…
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A Look At Chemurgy Movement In History

Hemp Jeans – The Original Jean The original, heavy-duty, famous pants that Levi’s were fashioned after, were made for the California ‘49ers out of hempen sailcloth and rivets.  The inclusion of hemp and rivets ensured the pockets wouldn’t…
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Why Was Hemp Made illegal In 1937? A Closer Look At Prohibiton

Why Was Hemp Made Illegal In 1937?  The Corporate Conspiracy In the mid-1930s, when the new mechanical hemp fiber stripping machines and machines to conserve hemp’s high-cellulose pulp finally became state-of-the-art, available and affordable,…
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