Southern Colonies

By: Kyle, Mike, Nick, Chloe, and Hailey

The 5 Southern Colonies/ year founded

  • Roanoke (1585)
  • Virginia (1607)
  • North Carolina (1653)
  • South Carolina (1670)
  • Georgia (1733)


Founders of the Southern Colonies/ Reason

  • Roanoke: Sir Walter Raleigh, Establish English colony in New World.
  • Virginia: John Smith, Trade and profits.
  • North Carolina: Group of Proprietors, Trade and profits.
  • South Carolina: Group of Proprietors, Trade and profits.
  • Georgia: James Oglethrope, Debtor colony. Buffer for Spanish colonies Restrictions on blacks,size of plantations kept colony small.