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Southern Colonies (1650-1750)

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shane plum

on 18 October 2012

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photo credit Nasa / Goddard Space Flight Center / Reto Stöckli Source of all pictures is www.google.com/images Southern Colonies (1650-1750) Slaves in the Southern Colonies Slaves were very prominent in the south at this time period. They were often housed with other families in one large-roomed building like the one shown. Cash crops in the Southern Colonies The Southern Colonies three main cash crops were tobacco, rice, and indigo. Southern Colonies Facts The Southern Colonies consisted of North Carolina, South Carolina, Maryland, Virginia, and Georgia. The Southern Colonies were saturated with slaves by the 1700s. Slaves were the main form of labor in the south in this time period. Indentured servants were still used in this time period but the number of slaves were passing the amount of indentured servants. Virginia was the first successful southern colony. The Southern Colonies were considered the bread basket of the time period. Chart of the Southern Colonies Many people immigrated to America in search of religious freedom and prosperity. Southern Plantation Plantations were very common in the Southern Colonies in this time period. Map of Southern Colonies This shows the southern colonies.
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