Pros and Cons of moving to NC

By: Dejour Banks

Pros and Cons

People: English and Natives


Pros


  • They were healthy
  • The women were good with canoes and boating
  • The women supported their husbands and did more labor than men back then


Cons


  • Sometimes (rarely) they caught Rickets (a disease of which you lack vitamin D, making your legs have a scrawny physique)

  • The sun beats down on men and women as they work with no advanced technology (A/C, electronic fans, etc.)


Natural resources


Pros


  • Oil
  • Silk
  • Fruit (apples, pears, etc.)
  • Dyes
  • Osnaburg (A type of cotton fabric)
  • Water



Cons


  • They have sandy and barren land (poor to produce lots of vegetation) land, it may take more effort to grow crops and for their natural resources to "naturally come in".



Animals


Pros

  • Deer
  • Wild turkey
  • Fowl (Bird species)
  • Salmon
  • Plaice
  • Trout



*These were all great food sources


Cons


  • They have to be cautious of air and pollution so that their animals (#1 source of food) don't die off



Plants


Pros


  • Indigo (Cash crop)
  • Herbs
  • Tobacco (cash crop)
  • Lime trees
  • Rape seed and Lin seed (found in meadows)



Cons


  • They have to be cautious of air and pollution so their plants don't die off




Climate


Pros


  • Summer (not very hot)
  • Rare or no earthquakes
  • Serene (calm) springs


Cons



  • Harsh winters
  • Their water froze in the winter (vital natural resource)
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