Without who the Southern plantation economy would not have been possible?
The Enslaved People
What were the two way the Enslaved people of the South survived?
their culture and religion
a person hired to manage slaves on a day-to-day basis
Some african were able to buy their way out of slavery. They were referred to as?
Roles of the Planter
supervise the plantation, run the plantation, hire an overseer
Most southerners lived on, what
How did the enslaved people rebel against their masters?
Work slowly, break tools, pretend to be sick
How were the plantations self sufficient?
They made much of the products that were need on the plantation.
What were the roles of the Enslaved People on the plantations?
They worked the fields, built houses, and housekeeping chores
Explain what life would be like for an Enslaved person.
They would work hard all day (building, in the fields, doing chores). They might be sold away from their families and might be punished severely if they did something wrong.
What was life like for the majority of the southerners during this time period?
They worked hard and were often poor. They owned a small farm and did not own slaves.
Who founded Maryland?
What were the two reasons Maryland was founded?
money and as a refuge for English Catholics
Who started Virginia?
The Virginia Company of London
Why was Virginia started?
How did the settlers reach the backcountry?
Using the Great Wagon Road
Who started the Carolinas?
King George and the Lords Proprietors
Why were the Carolinas started?
To provide more room for the settlers
Who founded Georgia?
Why was Georgia started?
as a refuge for debtors
a person who was put in prison for owing money
land between the Coastal Plain and Appalachian Mountains
The Settlers had many issues with the _______________ ____________________ over land.
Why were their many conflicts between the settlers and the Native Americans?
The settlers stole land, killed the Natives, burned villiages, enslaved them
What were the main crops of the South?
rice, tobacco, indigio, lumber, and grain
person who buys and sells goods for others
when two groups rely on each other
Where were the cash crops grown in the South sold to?
England and the West Indies
How did the location of a plantation affect its success?
The crops it grew depended on the location and the closer it was to a waterway the easier it was to sell and ship its crops
What were the major industried in the Southern Colonies?
Farming, Shipbuilding, Lumber, and Naval stores