Chapter 7The Southern Colonies Lesson 3 SOUTHERN CITIES Pages 248-251
QUICK SUMMARY • This lesson identifies the major cities in the Southern Colonies and discusses how and why they grew and prospered.
OBJECTIVES • Analyze and explain the location of cities in the Southern Colonies, including coastal towns and county seats.
OBJECTIVES • Explain the geographical factors that influenced the settlement and growth of cities in the Southern Colonies.
OBJECTIVES • Explain the economic patterns of settlers in the Southern Colonies.
ANTICIPATION GUIDE • Apprentices learned a skill by going to school • FALSE • Apprentices learned a skill by living with a skilled worker and helping with the business.
ANTICIPATION GUIDE • Charles Town was the center of life in North Carolina. • FALSE • South Carolina
ANTICIPATION GUIDE • Many coastal towns in the Southern Colonies grew quickly. • TRUE
SECTION REVIEW PG. 249 • How did people make a living in southern cities? • Many people worked in the trade business. Other people were fishers, hatmakers (milliner), tailor, and printers.
SECTION REVIEW PG. 249 • Where did most people in South Carolina live between the late 1660s and mid-1770s? • In or near Charles Town
SECTION REVIEW PG. 250 • How did immigrants affect the port city of Wilmington, North Carolina? • They helped it grow and prosper.
SECTION REVIEW PG. 251 • Why were county seats important to people living on farms and plantations? • People began to depend more on county seats as places to trade. They were places where people attended church and held dances. It was also where decisions about the government were made.
SUMMARIZE KEY CONTENT • At many southern trade ports, colonists exported and imported goods to and from England. • Charles Town became the largest city in the Southern Colonies.
SUMMARIZE KEY CONTENT • Coastal towns in the Southern Colonies grew and prospered. • County seats developed inland and grew into commercial trade centers.
LESSON 7.3 REVIEW • GENERALIZE What was life like for people who lived in cities in the Southern Colonies? • They often worked in skilled businesses and many attended social functions, such as dances and plays.
LESSON 7.3 REVIEW • 1 BIG IDEA How did cities help the Southern Colonies grow and prosper? • Many port cities became trade centers.
LESSON 7.3 REVIEW • 2 VOCABULARY Use the term apprentice in a sentence to describe how some young people learned jobs in the Southern Colonies. • An apprentice learned a trade by living with and being trained by a skilled worker.
LESSON 7.3 REVIEW • 3 TIME LINE What happened in 1670? • Charles Town became the center of life in South Carolina.
LESSON 7.3 REVIEW • 4 ECONOMICS What was the economic reason for colonists to settle Wilmington, North Carolina? • Settlers found an abundance of trees that led to the start of the lumber and naval stores industries.
LESSON 7.3 REVIEW • 5 CRITICAL THINKING—Evaluate What were the advantages and disadvantages of building more towns in the Southern Colonies? • Advantages included that twons helped the colonies grow and prosper. Disadvantages included that towns and growing populations used up more land.
LESSON 7.3 REVIEW • PERFORMANCE—Make a Map Using maps in your textbook and other sources, draw a map showing the location of the southern towns and cities that you read about in the lesson. Near each city draw pictures of products that helped that city grow and prosper • Show locations of cities and the products that were important to their development.