The Southern Colonies differed in their economies from the Northern Colonies
First watch this short YouTube introduction:
Next read in Timelinks G5 pages 112-117
Then read in the Big Fat Notebook of American History pages 68-69
Discuss these questions:
What was the diffenence between the agriculuture before and after the invention of the Cotton Gin?
Did most Southerners own slaves?
What was different about Georgia as compared to the other Southern Colonies?
What was the role of indentured servants?
Homework: Write a paragraph about this topic using concrete examples and reasons.
Why did people come to the Southern Colonies?
Rachael Alice Orbach online teacher and musician: