Thirteen Colonies

Alondra, Dyanne, Jasmine, Dillen

Southern Colonies

Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia.


Maryland Colony Facts

Founded:1633

Region: Southern

Government: Propriety

Religion: Anglicans and Baptists

Major Towns: Baltimore and Annapolis

Famous People: Georgia Calvert





Virginia Colony Facts

Founded:1607

Region: Southern

Government: Royal

Religion: Anglicans and Baptists

Major Towns: Jamestown, Williamsburg, and Richmond

Famous People: John Smith



North Carolina Colony Facts

Founded:1653

Region: Southern

Government: Royal

Religion: Anglicans and Baptists

Major Towns: Brunswick Town and Raleigh

Famous People: Lords Proprietors



South Carolina Colony Facts

Founded:1663

Region: Southern

Government: Royal

Religion: Anglicans and Baptist

Major Towns: Charleston and Sumter

Famous People: Charter of Carolina




Georgia Colony Facts

Founded:1732

Region: Southern

Government: Royal

Religion: Anglicans and Baptists

Major Towns: Savannah, Hardwicke and Wrightsboro

Famous People: James Oglethorpe



Geography

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


Climate

Warmest of the three regions, winters not difficult to survive, but the hot and humid summers gave rise to the spread of disease. The warm climate made it possible to grow crops throughout the year and was ideally suited for plantations

Trade/ Exports

  • Tobacco, cotton, rice, indigo (dye), lumber, furs, farm products - refer to Colonial Times



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