A Brief Look at the Southern Colonies. Southern Economy - Plantations. Plantation Economy Controlled by rich and large landowners Also called “Planters” Grow cash crops i.e. Tobacco, Cotton Mostly self-sufficient Grow and build what they need on the plantation Few large cities
Thomas Jefferson's mansion
Sailboats carried cargo throughout the Southern colonies
Based on these notes and your reading of Sections 2 and 3, complete the chart comparing the Northern and Southern colonies.
Work quietly with a partner.
This topic will be part of the essay for the Chapter 3 test.