Southern Colonies

By:Jonathan Wilson,Cole Mattox,Marvin McCoy,& Koby Baughman


They make money by selling the crops they get or selling some of the household items the wives make. The more money they have the more slaves they will have because they will have more land to have crops.


Tobacco became the most profitable agricultural product.Tobacco was sold in England as a cash crop. African men, women, and children were brought to the colony against their will to work as slaves on the plantations.The Virginia colony became dependent on slave labor, and the dependence lasted a long time.The successful planting of tobacco depended on a steady and inexpensive source of labor.The economy of the Virginia colony depended on agriculture as a primary source of wealth.
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When the colonists came from England they brought ideas about the type of government.The Thirteen Colonies Bill of rights were inspired by the English Bill of Rights.

In America they didn't have strict policies over religion like they did in England.

Religious tolerance made America a place that people in England wanted to go to.

The American government was a lot less

stricter than the English government.

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In a stark new world, Virginia's English colonists were supported by an ancient and familiar tradition – the established church. The law of the land from 1624 mandated that white Virginians worship in the Anglican church (Church of England) and support its upkeep with their taxes. Where religion was an integral part of everyday life in Virginia, the lines blurred between religious and civil authority.
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