North Carolina, Virginia, Georgia, South Carolina, Maryland
The Beginning of the Southern Colonies
Virginia- Founded by the London Company in 1607 to gain wealth for England
Georgia- Founded by James Oglethorpe in 1732 as a proprietor colony, but later turned into a royal colony.
South Carolina- Founded by proprietors in 1663, separated from NC due to indian and representation issues.
Maryland- Founded by Cecil Calvert in 1634 to create a refuge for Roman Catholics, it established a Constitutional Monarchy.
The Southern Economy
What it was like to live in a Southern Colony
There were many Christians and non-denominational Christians. In Maryland, there were Catholics.
The population in the South was small due to the rural locations.
There were many issues with the Tuscarora indians. This later caused the Tuscarora War.