North Carolina,founded,1712 mckaylie ford

IMPORTANT PEOPLE:

- king Charles the 2nd founded North Carolina in 1712 because he wanted to make profit from trade and selling land.

- king Charles was born in 1630,May 29th -Charles was known for his cavorting and feuds with Parliament.

- Charles was the monarch of England,Scotland,and Ireland during much of the latter half of the 17th century marking the restoration era.

MAIN JOBS:

There main jobs were farming and growing Tobacco they were mainly relying on there ports and merchants for there trade.

- there homes were much like ours but children worked, women could not own property and a lot of people married without a legal contract.

- For women they dresses in long dresses that came down to there ankles and wore a a hat that tied around there neck. For men they wore long coats.

GOVERNMENT/RELATIONSHIP WITH NATIVES:

-North Carolina's had a royal government and was ruled by 8 lords and had the right to approve or disprove its laws.

- North Carolina had a good relationship with the natives and did not have a problem trading with them but sometimes they would have there disagreements and would get into fights with one another.

-The assembly had gained a great deal of power at the expense of weak governors, and would keep the power throughout the colonial period.

CLIMATE AND GEOGRAPHY:

-North Carolina has a variety of weather condition it depends on what part of the region you are in.

-North Carolinas region stretches from the sandy farmland to the inner costal plain to the states outer banks.

-North Carolina has a lot of mountains such as blue ridge mountains and the great Smokey mountains, which help make up the Appalachian mountains, possibly the oldest mountain range in the united states.

Credits:

Created with images by Norman B. Leventhal Map Center at the BPL - "A general map of the southern British colonies, in America"

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