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Learn about the history of the southern colonies
When was Jamestown founded?
How many ships and people did the Virginia Comp. Of London (London Company) have?
What was the VA Comp. Of Plymouth looking for?
Northwest passage to China
Who saved Jamestown?
What did John Smith tell the men to do?
Who is John Rolfe and what did he do?
Brought tobacco to colonies
What was Pocahontas son's name?
What was Pocahontas renamed?
What was the time of great illness?
What was the headlight system?
For every head counted 50 acres was getting given to them.
What were the people who payed off debts?
At first, how were Africans admitted to the Americas?
As indentured servants
What was the Barbados Slave Code?
The carribean slave trade
Who was Nathaniel Bacon and what did he do?
A colonial man who became dissatisfied with the government not protecting the outer land owners.
What rebellion did Bacon end up causing?
The Bacon rebellion which burned down Jamestown
Lead to an increase in slavery
What was the Stono rebellion?
A slave rebellion to fight for freedom (unsucessful)
What did the Stono rebellion cause?
A harsher slave code was enforced
No extra money
What was the 1st VA legislature?
The House on Burgesses in 1618
What were the causes of House of Burgesses?
Made money from tobacco
The people in charge were
They used factors
What is a factor?
A middleman who deals with money
Who founded Maryland?
For whom was Maryland a refuge for?
Why did Lord Baltimore what a new feudal system?
To expand B/c nobody wanted to come to the colonies
What "Act" did Lord Baltimore create?
The Religious Toleration Act
Only for Protestant and Catholics
Whom was the Carolinas names after?
King Charles 2nd
What did the Carolinas bring to the colonies?
The Barnados Slave code (indians were traded as slaves early on)
What was the major export of of the Carolinas?
Why was there a division in the Carolinas?
N. Carolina didn't fit in well with VA because they were more "common ppl"
S. Carolina was Aristocratic and had a better harbor
What were S. Carolina's major crops?
What was the last of the 13 colonies?
What kind of colony was Georgia?
A buffer colony to protect S. Carolina
Who was Georgia named after?
Who was the founder of Georgia?
At first, what two things were outlawed in Georgia?
Who was the founder of the Methodist church?