North Carolina Founded in 1653 emma Young

The Earl of Clarendon, Duke of Albemarle, Lord Craven, Lord Berkeley, Lord Ashley, Sir George Carteret, William Berkeley and Sir John Colleton. These are the people who founded North Carolina. The state was named in honor Charles IX of France and then King Charles I and King Charles II of England.Virginia colonists. - refer to Lords Proprietors and the Charter of Carolina.

This is the religion and it is called Anglican and Baptist.This is what some of there churches looked like. Not dominated by a specific religion which gave way to religious freedom for Baptists, Anglicans and others. Refer to Religion in the Colonies. They had religious freedom because they did not have a real belief system.

The weather is hot in the summer and cold in the winter. It is almost like the weather we have here. Geography of North Carolina: Coastal plains, plateau and mountain ranges. The warm climate made it possible to grow crops throughout the year and was ideally suited for plantations. The Southern colonies were the warmest of the three regions, winters not difficult to survive, but the hot and humid summers gave rise to the spread of disease. The warm climate made it possible to grow crops throughout the year and was ideally suited for plantations.

The Southern Colonies had the largest slave population who worked on the plantations.Plantations grew cotton, tobacco, rice, sugar, indigo (a purple dye), and other crops. Some of the plantations were massive and consisted of the main house, slave quarters, a dairy, blacksmith's shop, laundry, smokehouse and barns which made the plantations to large degree, self-sufficient. Crops were traded for items that could not be produced on the plantations including shoes, lace, thread, farm tools and dishes.

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