Thirteen Colonies

Jayce Allsbrooks ,Jeremiah Isbell Edson Garcia William Coker

SOUTHERN COLONIES

Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland


Virginia colony facts


Founded: 1607

Region: Southern

Government: Royal

Religion: Anglican and Baptist

Towns: Jamestown, Williamsburg and Richmond

Famous People:John Smith

Georgia colony facts


Founded: 1732

Region:Southern

Government:Royal

Religion:Anglican

and Baptist

Towns:Savannah, Hardwicke and Wrightsboro

Famous People:James Oglethorpe

Maryland colony facts

Founded:1633

Region:southern

Government: proprietary

Religion:Anglican and Baptist

Towns:Baltimore and annapolis

Famous People: George Calvert

North carolina colony facts

Founded:1653

Region: Southern

Government:Royal

Religion:Anglican

and Baptist

Towns:Brunswick Town and Raleigh

Famous People:Lords Proprietors

South Carolina

Founded:1663

Region:Southern

Government:Royal

Religion:Anglican

and Baptist

Towns:Charleston and Sumter

Famous People:Charter of Carolina


Geograpghy

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

Climate


The Southern colonies were the warmest of the three regions. The winters were not difficult to survive but the warmer climate gave rise to the spread of disease.

Economy



Concentrated on agriculture and developed the plantations exporting tobacco, cotton, corn, vegetables, grain, fruit and livestock