Southern Colonies

Nicole N.Shelton V.Ashley V.Angel S.

Southern Colonies

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



Maryland Colony Facts

Founded in 1633


Famous person:George Calvert

Major Towns: Baltimore and Annapolis

Government:proprietary

Religion:Anglican and Baptist

Virginia Colony Facts

Founded in 1607

Major Towns:Jamestown,Williamsburg, Richmond.


Famous person: John Smith

Government:Royal

Religion:Anglican and Baptist


North Carolina Colony Facts

Founded in 1653


Major towns:Brunswick Town and Raleigh



Famous person:Lords Proprietors

Government:Royal

Religion:Anglican and Baptist

South Carolina Colony Facts

Founded in 1663

Major towns:Charleston and Sumter


Famous person:Charter of Carolina

Government:Royal

Religion:Anglican And Baptist

Georgia Colony Facts

Founded in 1732


Major Towns:Savannah,Hardwicke and Wrightsboro



Famous Person:James Oglethorpe

Government:Royal

Religion:Anglican and Baptist


Geography

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


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.


Economy

Tobacco, cotton, rice, indigo (dye), lumber, furs, farm products.


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