Thirteen Colonies

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Southern Colony

Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia.


Virginia Colony Facts

Founded:1607

Region:Southern

Government:Royal

Religion:Anglican and Baptist

Major Towns:Jamestown,Williamsburg, and Richmond

Famous People:John Smith



Maryland Colony Facts

Founded:1607

Region:Southern

Government:Proprietary

Religion:Anglican And Baptist

Major Towns:Baltimore and Annapolis

Famous People:George Calvert




North Carolina Colony facts

Founded:1653

Region:Southern

Government:Royal

Religion:Anglican and Baptist

Major Towns:Brunswick Town and Raleigh

Famous People:Lords Propietors




South Carolina Colony Facts

Founded:1663

Region:Southern

Government:Royal

Religion:Anglican and Baptist

Major Towns:Charleston and Sumter

Famous People:Charter of Carolina


Georgia Colony Facts

Founded:1732

Region:Southern

Government:Royal

Religion:Anglican and Baptist

Major Towns:Savannah,Hardwicke,and Wrightsboro

Famous People:James Oglethorpe



Climate

Warmest of the three regions winters not difficult to survive, but the hot and humid summers gave rise to the spread of disease the warm climate made it possible to grow crops throughout the year and was ideally suited for plantations


Geography

The geography of the southern colonies featured fertile soil,hilly coastal plains,forests,long rivers and swamp areas.


Trade/Exports

Tobacco,cotton,rice,indigo(dye),lumber,furs,farm products-refer to Colonial Times.