Name 2 reasons why George Calvert founded Maryland?
1. He wanted to get rich and make alot of money
Name 2 reasons why James Ogelthorpe founded the Georgia colony?
1.He thought debtors should be able to start a new life 2. He needed part-time soldiers to block the Spainish from coming up North
Why was it hard to reach the backcountry?
The backcountry had few roads, steep hills, and thick forests.
Name 3 things that happened to Native Americans as settlers came to the Southern Colonies?
1. Some died from fighting 2. Some Some were captured and taken to The West Indies to work on sugar plantations 3. Many died from European diseases such as smallpox and measles.
What were 3 things enslaved Africans/people did to resist slavery?
They broke tools, pretened to be sick, and worked very slowly.
How did most colonists in the S. Colonies make their living?
Most worked on small farms, and were in agriculture.
Who were the Black Seminoles?
They were enslaved people who either escaped or bought their freedom and went to Spainish Florida and lived with a Native American tribe called the Seminoles. They learned their languages, they dressed alike, and lived like them. They became known as the Black Seminoles.
Nme 3 cash crops grown in the S. Colonies. What was North Carolina's most important cash crop? What was South Carolina's?
The most important 1. rice 2. corn 3. indigo
North Carolina: Tobacco South Carolina: Rice
How did the government of the Maryland Colony protect religious freedoms?
Maryland passed the Toleration Act
Why were slaves a big part of the Southern colonies economy?
The enslaved Africans grew all their crops from slaves, so they need them to make a living in selling crops