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Name the five southern colonies:
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2
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1.Virginia
2. North Carolina
3. South Carolina
4. Maryland
5. Georgia
The first permanent settlement in Viriginia was ____.
Jamestown
_____ became the major crop in Virginia as John Rolfe began growing it.
Tobacco
_____ became the capital of Virginia when a fire destroyed much of Jamestown.
Williamsburg
King Charles I gave the land of _______ to George Calvert as a gift.
Maryland
George Calvert was also known as ___ ___.
Lord Calvert
George Calvert's son, __ ___, came to America and founded the town of _______ ______.
Lord Baltimore

St. Marys
The __ __ ___ written in 1649, was the first written law of religious freedom in the colonies.
Act of Toleration
Eight English noblemen were given land in America, which would become the ______.
Carolinas
The first settlement in the Carolinas was __ ___.
Albemarle Point
The city of _____ became an important harbor and commercial center.
Charleston, S.C.
(Charles Towne)
The Carolinas were divided in ___.
1712
The two most important crops in S.C. were:
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1. rice
2. indigo
____ is a plant from which blue dye could be made.
Indigo
____ was the last of the 13 colonies to be settled.
Georgia
___ _____ asked permission to settle a colony for debtors.
James Oglethorpe
The first city settled in Georgia was ____.
Savannah
What were the two reasons for founding Georgia?
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1. a place for debtors
2. to be a buffer between the existing colonies and the Spanish colonies in Florida