Colonizing the Southern Colonies

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Southern Colonies Maryland Virginia North Carolina South Carolina Georgia
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Chesapeake Colonies Maryland Virginia Still considered part of the Southern Colonies
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s.colonies Southern Colonies 1. Indentured servants 2. Slaves to work the large plantations 3. Had fertile soil 4. Grew rice, tobacco and cotton 5. Bigger cities: Charleston, Savannah & Baltimore
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Virginia ---1607 Jamestown Joint Stock Company Virginia Company Captain John Smith John Rolfe Attract new settlers for Dutch and Swedish colonists Representative Govt House of Burgesses Royal Colony Maryland --1634 Lord Baltimore Religious toleration—those who believed in Christ--- allowed persecuted Catholics to settle in Maryland Representative govt Proprietary Colony North/South Carolina In 1663 8 English nobles Setup a new colony based upon social classes… Failed and divided into 2 parts Representative govt Royal Colony Georgia —1732 James Oglethorpe Provide a place for debtors could start a new life--- Acted as a buffer against Spanish Florida Royal Colony Colony/Date Person Responsible Why Founded Governed/Owner
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Puritan emigration to New England came to a near-halt between 1649 and 1660, the years during which Oliver Cromwell ruled as Lord Protector of England. During the Interregnum (literally “between kings”), Puritans had little motive to move to the New World.
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ruled England as a republic, complete with a constitution. Everything the Puritans
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course EL ED 365 taught by Professor Brothermercier during the Fall '11 term at BYU.

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