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Chapter 7 The Southern Colonies. Maryland Virginia North Carolina South Carolina Georgia. The Carolinas. King Charles the II granted land to 8 different English Nobles  “LORD PROPRIETORS” The Lord Proprietors 1 st set up a government Governor = William Drummond

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Chapter 7 the southern colonies

Chapter 7The Southern Colonies

Maryland

Virginia

North Carolina

South Carolina

Georgia


The carolinas
The Carolinas

  • King Charles the II granted land to 8 different English Nobles “LORD PROPRIETORS”

  • The Lord Proprietors 1st set up a government

    • Governor = William Drummond

    • Wrote the Fundamental Constitution of Carolina in 1669

      • Constitution: Written plan of government for a colony

      • Some were self made laws by the citizens

      • Majority of these laws still fell under the rule of the King


Making
Making $$$$$$

  • Colonists tried many different cash crops due to good climate and rich soil

  • After some time, they finally “found out the true way of raising and husking rice”

  • Rice was one of the main cash crop of S. Carolina

  • Indigo became the other

    • Blue Dye

    • Comes from a plant that is grown


Making continued
Making $$$$$ continued…

  • Indigo became important because of a 17 yr old girl

  • A million lbs of indigo was being sold a year to cloth makers in Europe


Who made these cash crops
Who made these cash crops?

  • The plantations in S. Carolina required lots of workers

  • When owners needed more help, they started buying enslaved Africans

    • What is this the start of????



Charles town charleston
Charles town  Charleston


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