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However, the Southern states did not have a tradition of public education to build on, as the North did, and in fact, it was well after the Civil War before the South legislated for state supported schools.
Southern colonies began passing laws to make it a crime to teach slaves to read and write.
Southerners justified slavery on the basis that the fl man was incapable of improvement, all the while denying them access to any type of formalized education.
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  BHHS -- Southern Baptist Beginnings
Southern leaders, for one thing, desired a stronger denominational unity than the society plan afforded, but were unable to achieve it.
Southern Baptist leaders noted that Paul and Barnabas had disagreed over the use of John Mark in mission service, and "two lines of service were opened for the benefit of the churches." These leaders hoped that "with no sharpness of contention, with no bitterness of spirit,.
Southern Baptists continued to move toward an associational-type body until 1931 when, by constitutional action, practically all of the remaining society-type characteristics were eliminated from their convention.
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 Peyton Randolph House at Colonial Williamsburg
Colonial Williamsburg's primary restoration of the home began in October 1938 and was completed in April 1940.
Demolished in the 19th century, the east wing was reconstructed by Colonial Williamsburg after the property was purchased in 1938.
Colonial Williamsburg's primary restoration of the home began in October 1939 and was completed in April 1940.
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 The Southern Colonies
The Southern Colonies are one of the three groups that made up the original thirteen colonies.
The founders of the Southern Colonies came to America seeking wealth in the form of land ownership.
These landowners recognized that the Southern Colonies were rich in farmland.
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 Feudalistic Culture In the Southern Colonies
Just as in a genuine feudal society, the southern colonies had a mercantile economy while the rest of the colonies were industrialized.
The feudal hierarchical arrangement of the southern colonies' economy was simply the Anglicans' way of transporting their previous feudal culture to the New World.
Each southern colony had a colonial legislature and a royal governor from England, which, of course, were dominated by the planter class.
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 Ch. 4 Regions
The climate was a positive factor for the colonists in the New England Colonies; it prevented the spread of life-threatening diseases.
The warmer climate was a negative factor for the colonists in the Southern Colonies; the warm, moist climate carried diseases that killed the colonists.
The Southern Colonies didn't develop all their natural resources as a way to make a living; there was excellent soil for farming income, so there was no need to develop natural resources for manufacturing.
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 Southern Colonies
Raleigh's first colony was sent out in 1585 under Ralph Lane with one hundred and eight men, who settled on Roanoke Island; but after a year of hardships they were picked up and carried to England by Sir Francis Drake, who happened to touch at that point in one of his great voyages.
In 1587 he sent a colony of one hundred and fifty, seventeen of whom were women, under John White, and soon after they landed at Roanoke, Virginia Dare was born.
Notwithstanding the fact that none of the colonies planted by Raleigh was permanent, he must be awarded the honor of securing the possession of North America to the English race, of making known the advantages of its soil and climate, and creating the spirit of colonization among his countrymen.
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 History of the Southern Colonies
Let us turn to a consideration of the colonial history of the Carolinas from the formation of the "Fundamental Constitutions" by Locke and Cooper (afterward Lord Shaftesbury) for the government of the colonists of those regions, until the period of the old war for independence.
The Southern or Carteret County colony was, meanwhile, steadily advancing in population and wealth.
Meanwhile a little colony of ten Scotch families who had fled from persecution in their native land, and led by the Presbyterian Lord Cardross, landed at Port Royal on the coast of South Carolina, and proceeded to plant a settlement there in 1682.
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All the colonies were closely tied to their European cultures back home — they were imitators in everything from fashions to politics.
The French colonial government was less cooperative with the church than the Spanish colonial government, and more tolerant of non-Catholic and Indian practices — some French trappers basically "went pagan" in the eyes of the church (they completely adopted Indian beliefs, customs and practices), once they married in.
Any attempts which colonial governments might want to make toward limiting immigration to certain religions or European groups, or towards setting up a more aristocratic basis of government, was countered in the colonies by the constant need to attract settlers.
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However, the Southern states did not have a tradition of public education to build on, as the North did, and in fact, it was well after the Civil War before the South legislated for state supported schools.
Southern colonies began passing laws to make it a crime to teach slaves to read and write.
Southerners justified slavery on the basis that the fl man was incapable of improvement, all the while denying them access to any type of formalized education.
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The object in founding the colony was threefold: to afford an opportunity to the unfortunate poor to begin life over again, to offer a refuge to persecuted Protestants of Europe, and to erect a military barrier between the Carolinas and Spanish Florida.
Georgia was the only colony of the thirteen that received financial aid by a vote of Parliament--the only one in the planting of which the British government, as such, took a part.
To the end of the colonial era Georgia was essentially the southern frontier of South Carolina, as North Carolina was of Virginia.
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 H-Net Review: Julie Richter on Women's Life and Work in the Southern Colonies
This book is a classic because Spruill conducted meticulous research, studied southern women in the context of their society, and examined topics that continue to inform the questions that historians of women, and of the South, ask at the end of the twentieth century.
She noted that the social institutions of the southern colonies were based on those in England.
Spruill's detailed examination of women who lived and worked in the southern colonies serves as a useful introduction to many of the topics that social historians study today: women's lives, vernacular architecture, material culture, work, family structure and relationships, regionality, religion, and differences between urban and rural life.
www.h-net.msu.edu /reviews/showrev.cgi?path=21847921873676   (1030 words)

 Southern Colonies | Buzznick.com
The climate in the southern colonies was warmer than the climate in the middle cololnies,...
In the Southern Colonies farming was very important and the soil was very good for it.
The primary seaport for the southern colonies was Charleston,...
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 13 Originals
Sir Richard Grenville led the fleet that brought them to the New World, the Governor of the colony was Master Ralph Lane and among the colonists was Walter Raleigh's confidant Thomas Harriot, author of "A Briefe and True Report of the New Found Land of Virginia", a chronicle of their adventure.
Although Rhode Island was one of the first colonies to embrace autonomy from the British and espouse Revolutionary ideals, it was the last of the 13 colonies to ratify the Federal Constitution and became a State in 1790.
In 1681 however, Pennsylvania's colonial status was sealed when approximately the present state of Pennsylvania was granted to William Penn, a member of the Society of Friends (Quakers), to offset a debt owed to Penn's father.
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 EDSITEment - Lesson Plan
Approximately ΒΌ of the colonial population were slaves, brought to the colonies against their will from Africa in the triangular trade system, in which European manufactured commodities were traded for slaves in Africa, who were then traded for agricultural commodities such as sugar, cotton, and tobacco to be taken back to Europe and the colonies.
In New England, government was organized around town councils, whereas the Middle and Southern Colonies generally tended to organize their governments around counties.
Students should use all they have learned from their studies of the family's artifacts as well as other learning experiences about colonial life in America to write a letter that is authentic, although they are encouraged to use their imaginations to create realistic details.
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 From Revolution to Reconstruction: Outlines: American History (1994): Chapter Two: The Southern Colonies (4/8)
In contrast to New England and the middle colonies were the predominantly rural southern settlements: Virginia, Maryland, North and South Carolina, and Georgia.
Not bound to a single crop as was Virginia, North and South Carolina also produced and exported rice and indigo, a blue dye obtained from native plants, which was used in coloring fabric.
In the southern-most colonies, as everywhere else, population growth in the back country had special significance.
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 The Southern English colonies
The colonies of Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia are known as the plantation colonies.
The five southern colonies relied on a plantation economy and a staple crop.
The five southern colonies established their economy on the structure of a plantation and the cultivation of a staple crop.
www.radessays.com /viewpaper/68629/The_Southern_English_colonies.html   (233 words)

The chart lists the date each colony was founded, the individuals associated with the founding and whether it became a Royal colony.
Early American Colonies - this report created by a 5th grade class talks about life in the New England, Middle, and Southern Colonies.
William Penn is known, of course, as the founder of Pennsylvania.
www.pen.k12.va.us /Div/Stafford/gves/classrooms/sipple/13colonies.htm   (534 words)

Which southern colony was founded in 1633 by Lord Baltimore, II as a place where Roman Catholics could freely worship their religion?
Which colony was founded in 1663 by a group of 8 wealthy aristocrats looking to expand the growth and sale of tobacco?
The colony was established when the first permanent English colony of Jamestown was formed in 1607 by the London Company.
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 Southern Plantation - Colonial Homes - Fourth Grade Project - Lincoln-Titus Elementary School - Lakeland Central School ...
A Southern Plantation Colonial Home did not have a street address; instead it would have a name for its address.
The grand Southern Plantation Colonial Homes were built mostly in the Southern Colonies.
The Southern Colonies were made up of Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia and Maryland.
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 The Southern Colonies
The king planned this colony as a place to get rid of people in England he did not want.
The colony was to protect the other colonies from he French and Spanish to the south and west.
The southern colonies were Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and Maryland.
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 sothern colonies web page
The southern colonies' geography is slightly different that the Middle Colonies and the New England colonies.
The Southern Colonies have a warm climate, great bays, broad rivers, swamps and thick rich soil, while the middle colonies have mild weather, semi-rich soid and a rugged coast.
The primary seaport for the southern colonies was Charleston, South Carolina, a place where the growth of commerce began.
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 The Southern Colonies   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The founder of the Southern Colonies was the Virginia Company of London.
The Southern Colonies were founded in 1606 when King James I gave a charter, but they were not actually settled until 1607.
The first of the Southern Colonies to be founded was Virginia in 1607.
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 Southern Colonies   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Virginia was the earliest of the southern colonies to be settled.
The Georgia Colony grew out of a need for a place for poor people to live and those that were in prison.
The Southern Colonies were located between the French Territory to the west and Spanish Florida to the south.
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 Southern Colonies
However, to ensure that the colony did not rely solely on tobacco for survival, a law was set in place that called for settlers to "plant and tend (to) two acres of corn." Maryland farmers also produced wheat, fruit, vegetables, and livestock to feed their families and workers.
To help the colony grow even more, Lord Baltimore offered 100acres of land to each male settler, 100 to his wife, 100 for each servant, and 50 for each child.
In the 1760s Charles Mason and Jeremiah Dixon were hired to map the line dividing the colonies of Pennsylvania and Maryland.
www.plainedgeschools.org /jmolinari/southern_colonies.htm   (723 words)

 The 13 Colonies WebQuest
For each region you will uncover the hardships that the settlers faced while creating a new life that was accepting of everyone.
The task is to identify and make discoveries of the 13 original colonies.
You will have a better understanding of how the 13 original colonies were founder after completing this WebQuest.
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 The Southern Colonies TheSouthernColonies
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 Indians of the Southern Colonies - Virginia
War with the colonists and each other, lack of immunity to diseases such as smallpox, the inability to control their consumption of alcohol and English progression into their lands would almost decimate the Indian population by the end of the century.
While it is not possible here to write about every tribe found in the southeastern colonies, I have tried to provide information on the major tribal communities found in Virginia.
Most historians consider this treaty of 1677 to effectively end the Indian Period in Virginia's colonial history.
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The Southern Colonies in the 17th and 18th Centuries
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D. Slavery became the root of racism in America as a distinct color line was drawn.
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