North Carolina

By: Ashlynn Salusky

Introduction

Have you ever wondered what it was like back in North Carolina in colonial days? It was interesting. Here are some facts. First, North Carolina was not it's own colony Virginia was a part of it too. Secound, North Carolina had more people than six colonies and fewer people than six colonies. Last, Native Americans were travaling and found, North Carolina and started living there. Colonial times in North Carolina had interesting people and it was an interesting colony.

When North Carolina Was Founded

North Carolina was founded in 1760 by Native Americans and by English people.
English people came to what is now Virgina for several reasons. Some colonist wanted land. Other colonist came in search of silver and gold to become rich and most just came for adventure of there land. The settlement of Virgina proved to be very important to North Carolina. But, the importance of North Carolina did not last for a few years. King James I died in 1625 and his son Charles I became king that same year King James died. King Charles I named his territory Carolina ( meaning " Land of Charles" in Latin ). Spanish Armada had bad weather bad luck and the colonist cruelty toward the Indians had prevented North Carolina from being the site of Englands first permentent America colony. When North Carolina was founded most people were very rude about it by taking silver and gold.

Daily Lifetime in 1760's

Lifetime in the 1760's had a lot of people in North Carolina. With 110,000 people North Carolina was average in population among the thirteen colonies as of 1760. North Carolina had more than six colonies and fewer than six colonies. So that was right in between. Between 1770 and 1760 North Carolina's population nearly doubled to about 200,000 people moving up to fifth place in in the colonial population derby. Colonist from England and other Eurapean countries began settling along the eastern coast of North America in the early 1600's. North Carolina was a big state but, the Cherokee were propably the states largest tribe. North Carolina was a big colony also considering Virgina was a part of it.

Native Americains

Prehistoric people first lived in North Carolina at least 12,000 years ago. Objects left behind from prehistoric people who first lived there were stone spear points and pottery. Also back then Native Americans would wonder around North Carolina hunting bear and deer. Even now the Prehistoric people were way back then may have been related to the people who live in North Carolina now. At least 30,000 and possible many more Native Americans belonging to about 30 tribes lived in North Carolina before the arrival of Eurapeans. The Cherokee were probably the states largest tribe. They lived in North Carolina. Native Americans were very important because they found North Carolina.

Conclusion

We all learned today that back then in North Carolina people were important. North Carolina was founded in 1760 by Native Americans and by English people. Lifetime in the 1760's had a lot of people in North Carolina. Prehistoric people first lived in North Carolina at least 12,000 years ago. North Carolina had a lot of important and interesting people.

Glossary

* Armada- a large group of ships on boats
* English- of or related to England or its people
* Eurapean- Charactoristics of Eurapean or its people
* Prehistoric- Very old or out dated
* Tribe- group of people that includes many families and relitives who have some langue and belives

sources

North Carolina, 2006

North Carolina, 2006

Marshall Danald North Carolina world book students Feb 16 2016 world book march 8 2016