Rum exports boom (may 4, 1770 – sep 10, 2077)
In 1770, the American colonies are home to 143 rum distilleries, which use molasses imported from the Caribbean to produce 4.8 million gallons of rum each year. Rum accounts for 80% of New England's exports. https://www.shmoop.com/drugs-america/timeline.html
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