Southern Colonial

By: Tracy Brooks

Founder/Date

  • Virginia Founder: John Smith Date: 1607 The reason for finding it is, trade and profits.
  • North Carolina Founder: Group of Proprietors Date: 1653 The reason for finding it is, trade and profits.
  • Georgia Founder: James Oglethorpe Date: 1733 The reason for finding it is, Debtor colony, and buffer for Spanish colonies.
  • South Carolina Founder: Group of Proprietors Date: 1670 The reason for finding it is, trade and profits.

Economy

The Southern colonies has good soil so therefore they earned their money by planting goods. Such as corn, fruit, vegetables, and grain. The Southern colonies first cash crop was tobacco. It became the main cash crop in Virginia and Maryland.

Politics/Government

The Southern colony has it's own government. The colonies would have meetings about what's going on in the town and talk about the laws.

Population

There was 110,000 immigrants and 69,000 was white.

Native American

The native group that inhabits the areas was Wampanoag, Nipmuch, and Narragansett. There was also a conflict when the native immigrant which lead to theft, fights, and murder on both sides.

Religion

There was Catholic and Christianity
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