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What were the people who agreed to exchange work for passage to the colonies called?
Why did plantation owners think they needed to have slaves?
Because, they didn't have enough indentured servants and slaves to work the crops.
What does does indentured servant mean?
People who agree to work in the tobacco fields in exchange for passage to Virginia.
Who were some of the settlers of the South Carolina Colony? (2)
The French Protestants (Huguenots) and wealthy businessmen from the Caribbean Island of Barbados.
Name five crops grown in the Southern Colonies.
tobacco, rice, indigo, olive oil, silk and turpentine
How many years was an indentured servant suppose to work for another, before they can own land?
four to seven years
What were the names of the Southern Colonies? (5)
Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Maryland & Virginia
Why was the Georgia Colony established for the people who lived there?
It helped the poor people from England stay out of jail.
The settlers who lived in Georgia were mostly ____ of different _____.
farmers of different religions
Why did the colonialist in Georgia have to be cautious of the Native Americans?
They remembered the Spanish Expedition of De Soto in the 1500's and didn't trust European settlers.
Explain the process of raising silk worms. (5)
1. Raise silk worms and mulberry trees to feed them.
2. Let the silk worms spin cocoons.
3. After, thousands of cocoons are spun they are heated to kill the larvae inside.
4. Then soak the cocoons in water.
5. The cocoons are unwound and the strands are spun together.
Name two places settlers from the Carolinas came from.
French Huguenots (France), Carribean Island of Barbados
What are Gullahs?
Relatives of the French Huguenots and the people of Barbados and settled on the Carolina coast.
In North Carolina there were religious_____ who wanted to get away from the religious rules in which Colony?
dissenters and Virginia
The colonists were suppose to pay taxes on what?
Anything they shipped within the colonies, in addition, to goods they traded with other countries.
Why did Lord Baltimore leave England?
Because, he was Catholic and wanted to escape the religious rules of the Church of England.
What colonists were not welcomed in Maryland? (2)
Jewish people and people who didn't believe in God.
Why did the people of Virginia bring slaves north?
Not enough indentured servants, Indians and help on the tobacco fields.
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