The North Carolina Colony

Welcome to the North Carolina Colony!

This colony was founded in 1653, by Virginia colonists and was named in honor of King Charles. (Carolina=Latin name Carolus=Charles) One of the major ciies is Raleigh. It includes many coastal plains and mountan ranges. Since it's one of the warmest regions, it's easier to survive through winter and is a better place to grow crops and plantations. Most plantations inlude: tobacco, cotton, vegetables, livestock, grain, etc. It also includes one of the largest slave populations.


citations:

http://www.landofthebrave.info/13-colonies.htm

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