Africa and Atlantic World
By: Grant Reese and Josh Muñoz
Describe the social effects of the slave trade.
Describe the political effects of the slave trade.
How did the plantation system work in the New World (What cash crops were produced?)
The agriculture system of plantations was implemented in the Southern Colonies during Colonial Times. The five Southern Colonies who introduced the system of plantations were composed of the Maryland Colony, Virginia Colony, North Carolina Colony, South Carolina Colony and the Georgia Colony. The reason that plantations sprang up in the South was due to the geography and climate of the Southern colonies areas.
The cash crops included:
- Sugar Cane