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Every day life for the southern colonies?


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November 05, 2009 1:43PM

The southern colonies were Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and Georgia. They were supported by slave labor and farming, for the most part. The government of the colonies were infested by planters and farmers in the late seventeenth century.

The primary seaport for the southern colonies was Charleston, South Carolina, a place where the growth of commerce began. Settlers would learn of ways to combine agriculture with commerce to better support themselves.

The southern forests would provide the best building materials in the world for ships. The Carolin as produced rice and indigo. The prosperity of these colonies brought more than 100,000 people to the New World.And They Were Also Farmers Fishermen To.