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Southern Colonies Jenny G.

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Reason For Founding

One reason for founding Maryland was starting a colony for Catholic's, so they would have a safe place.

The reason for founding The Carolina's and Virginia was for making money.

The reason for founding Georgia was to block the Spanish from attacking the Carolina's.

Geography

The Southern Colonies had very long and hot summers.

The Southern Colonies had lots of swamps.

Some of the natural resources were tobacco, cotton, rice, and indigo.

Economy

Cash-crop's were one of the main ways to make money in the Southern Colonies.

You could also do lumbering to make money.

Shipping other peoples things and deliveries was another way to make money.

You could fish in the Southern Colonies and then sell anything you caught.

Tobacco, cotton, rice, and indigo were one of the main cash-crops.

Slave trading was also a way you can make money.

Fun Facts

Georgia was named after King George ll.

Plantations were often so large that families were separated by hundreds of miles, and workers or slaves often lived in housing on the plantations.

Maryland Colony, Virginia Colony, South Carolina and Georgia Colony became states in 1788, and North Carolina became a state in 1789.

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Created with images by Siora Photography - "untitled image" • Sharon McCutcheon - "A collection of US Dollar bills make an interesting financial wallpaper." • Hugues de BUYER-MIMEURE - "Cross in the mountains" • Michael Longmire - "Top shot of coins" • Timur M - "untitled image" • Nathan Dumlao - "untitled image" • James Seddon - "untitled image" • Unknown - "Green Dollar Free Stock Photo - Public Domain Pictures" • Unknown - "Free photo: Sorghum, Crop, Spikes, Cereals - Free Image on ..." • Alexandre Jaquetoni - "untitled image" • Cristiano Firmani - "untitled image" • Greysen Johnson - "untitled image" • Unknown - "Tobacco Flower Pink · Free photo on Pixabay" • Nandhu Kumar - "Woman Farmer - Paddy Field" • Toomas Tartes - "When the sun almost never sets and days are full of joy and fun." • Mitya Ivanov - "untitled image" • Ravi Pinisetti - "Farm Fields of Munnar" • Pablo García Saldaña - "untitled image"