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
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.