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Hist 2010 1st Edition Lecture 7Outline of Last LectureI. The Southern ColoniesA. The Failed Colony of Roanoke (1584 & 1587)B. Virginia 1606-1607Outline of Current LectureC. British CaribbeanD. Maryland(1632)E. Carolinas (1663)F. The Georgia Experiment (1723)Virginia and the Southern Colonies Lect #6… CONTINUED.C. British Caribbean1. Barbados, Jamaica, Bahamas Jewels of the British empirebecause of the economy there2. Economy Sugar cane is grown in the British Caribbean colonies3. Brutality of Slavery 7:1 black to white ratioD. Maryland (1632) *Important date Very much Virginia economy but different in its origin1. Proprietary Colony All the land encompassing Maryland was giving to the Calvert Family King Charles I is secretly Catholic 2. The Calvert Family Catholic family So King Charles I gave the land (Maryland) to the Calvert family as a flee from English religion Wanted to profit from the land as wellThese notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor’s lecture. GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes, not as a substitute.3. Haven for Catholics Calvert intend for it to be a Haven for Catholics4. Religious Freedom Doing this to lure more settlers over to Maryland Here we see our nations values being built5. House of Delegates (1635) Attract settlers E. Carolinas (1663) Different origin than Maryland and Virginia1. Proprietary Colony2. Northern Region Plantation and tobacco farming taking root Free landHeadright SystemTarheels (NC Carolinians) Comes from pine trees Used for water proofing3. Southern RegionBarbados Original settlers in South Carolina are form BarbadosEconomy Rice production  Reducing the wealth of the British empire than all the other coloniesSouth Carolina Est. 1729 1729: spilt Carolinas into North and South Main possession of the British F. The Georgia Experiment (1732)1. James Oglethorpe Humanitarian Member of parliament  Military Officer 2. Haven for Worthy PoorGeorgia  Oglethorpe and the board rule the colony and make sure their vision comes from Vision : free passage in England’s jails come to GA and granted 50 acres of land give them tools Goal: these Englishmen would become small farmers and develop hard workmanship  Becomes royal colony and then they lift the restrictions  Grew rice and large importation of slaves Allow elective assembly3. Regulations no one person could own more than 500 acres of


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