Southern Colonies:

Maggie, Kaiyana, Kolbe, and Darren

Southern Agriculture

1. What was the main industry in the south, and why was it so successful? Agriculture because the long growing season was warm and the climate was wet and made it good for growing tabbacco and rice.

2. How did planters become wealthy? Planters became wealthy by exporting cash crops to other colonies and countries and used indentured servents and enslaved Africans to do the hard work. external image images?q=tbn:ANd9GcRASzTPIJalMvxM21XS9O3dGuIAlMLW5rSbqi_1l0liR3eYRp7xWFOGudc

3. What resource did colonists in North Carolina use? What did they use it for? It was pine forests. Theyused it to make sticky liquid that would waterproof ships.

4. What were the major cash crops and where were they grown? In South Carolina and Georgia rice was a major cash crop.Indigo was a major cash crop too.Tabbacco grew in Virginia and Marland.
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5. Who taught the colonists about growing rice? Enslaved African workers taught planters to grow rice.

6. What is indigo and what was the problem with indigo? Indigo is coloring to your jeans and it was very difficult to grow.

7. Who was Eliza Pinckney and what did she do? Eliza Pinckney devoloped a type of indigo and she was a 17 year old girl when she did. external image images?q=tbn:ANd9GcRxEB8zEbnETxQQCFsRfNT6jP7ABZMDryHid01zF7_ONx2HOrV3IbpuZW8 external image images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQRTnoOJl5TWUyIr_cKBiT7W3lTj1lKjqDMsge1xhPB7fylUhRu96F20QE

Charles Town

8. What did southern colonies have few of? They had a few towns and cities.

9. What did traders and planters do in Charles Town? The traders and planters bought,sold,and exported tabbacco,rice,and indigo.

10. What was brought to Charles Town from Europe and the West Indies? Ships brought goods from Europe and the West Indies to sell in the colonies.
Plantations and Small Farms

11. What were plantations like?The huge plantations in the south were more like small villages than farms.

12. Who worked on plantations? Most plantation workers were enslaved Africans and spent long hours working in plantation fields.
13. What was there more of, small farms or plantations?Most southern colonists lived on small family farms.

14. Who were indentured servants and what could they not do?Indentured servents were people who agreed to work along period of time in exchange for their trip to North America.Indentured servents worked very hard,were not paid, and could not travel.

15. What did indentured servants do after they were free?After they were free they could work for pay or buy their own land.
Family Life
16. What did plantation children do? What did small farm children do?Thier parents hired teachers to teach them.Boys spent their free time learning how to hunt and ride horses.Girls learned how to sew and sing.Children who lived on small farms learned how to read and write.

By: Maggie

Southern Slavery

17. Where did most slaves live?Most slaves lived low in the southern colonies because of the climate.

18. What did slaves do during they day? What was life like for them?Slaves always worked and had no breaks.Their life was hard and they always had no respect from people
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19.what is an overseer?An Overseer is an person who watches and directs other people.

20. What punishments and rules did planters use?They would whip Africans if they didn't work hard enough and children would have to wear chains on their anckles and wrists.

21. Triangular Trade.Planters would trade or sell enslaved Africans and imported and exported fish.People also imported spices,and tea.






African American Culture

22. What made the slaves strong?It wastheir religion and their clothes

23. What is a spiritual?A spiritual is a African song that people sang to be brave

24. How did slaves remember their pasThey remembered there past by telling stories.

25. What did they do to make the work day pass better?