Come to live at this great colony
All the kids started out being taught home. Because of the distances between farms and plantations made community schools impossible, plantation owners hired tutors to teach boys math, classical languages, science, geography, history, etiquette, and plantation management. Most then completed their education in England. A governess usually taught the girls enough reading, writing, arithmetic to run a household and the social skills to attract a husband.
Dried fruit, corn, veggies, little milk, beer, and bread Even the kids drank beer
In the Maryland Colony they would farm.
Never had any big house only small ones.
Goods and services were bartered for tobacco which was shipped to England and sold.