North/South Carolina, Virginia, Georgia, and Maryland
Virginia was founded in 1607 by the London Company to gain wealth and convert the natives to Christianity.
Virginia had a Royal Charter.
The main cash crop for Virginia was Tobacco.
Virginia had around one or two hundred people. The people that migrated to Virginia were from London.
The Chesapeake Natives inhabited this area before the English settled there. There were a few attacks on the English settlement, first by Powhatan then by the Algonquins.
North Carolina was founded in 1653 by Virginians/ The King's lords and proprietors to initially expand Virginia.
N. Carolina had a Proprietary Charter.
N. Carolina's main businesses during colonial times were the Naval Stores.
Wide range of religion practiced due to high tolerance.
There where many groups of Natives in North Carolina. The most common are the Cherokee, the Tuscarora, the Siouan, and the Roanoke.
The population was established by Englishman, but had a larger population than New England colonies.
Georgia was founded in 1732 by James Oglethorpe as a request from the king to create a colony for debtors in prison to start a new, and to be a barrier against Spanish expansion.
Georgia became a crown colony and followed crown rule in 1752.
The population was mostly debtors from England that wanted a new start.
Thanks to early native relationships, colonial Georgia had few problems with a dominant tribe the Creeks.
Georgia had several religions because of freedom and tolerance.
Georgia had no true cash crop until cotton.
Maryland was founded in 1634 by Lord Baltimore who was motivated by the desire of profit and desire of a place for Roman Catholics to escape prosecution.
Maryland was the first proprietary government in the new world. The established a general assembly with two houses.
The population consisted of Roman Catholics that were prosecuted in England.
Maryland had native groups like the Lenape, the Nanticoke, the Powhatan, the Susquehannock, and the Tutelo and Saponi tribes.
Because Maryland was a refugee for Roman Catholics, the primary religion was Roman Catholicism.
In Agriculture, the biggest cash crop was tobacco.
South Carolina, combined with North Carolina, was founded in 1663 by eight nobles and a royal charter. South Carolina split away from North Carolina in 1729 due to internal problems.
South Carolina was a crown colony.
South Carolina had a very diverse population of nationalities and religions.
South Carolina had a problem with the Yamasee war, where several Native tribes attacked the colonies in an attempt to destroy them.
With religious freedom, there was a multitude of religions and practices that followed with the diverse population.
The largest cash crop of South Carolina was rice and indigo.