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The Calvert family of England wanted to build a colony in North America to provide a _________ for Catholics and turn a profit.
refuge
An __________ is a person who agreed to work for another person without pay for a certain length of time in exchange for passage to North America.
indentured servant
________ grown in the south included tobacco, rice, and indigo.
Cash crops
____________ is known for developing a type of indigo for dyeing cloth.
Eliza Lucas Pinckney
______________ founded the Georgia colony in order to give debtors a new start.
James Oglethorpe
Virginia moved its capital to ______________ in 1699.
Williamsburg
It was illegal to teach _____________ how to read and write.
slaves
Plantation children were _________ at home by tutors, with sons often later sent to Europe.
educated
An __________ is a young person who learns a job by living and working with a skilled worker.
apprentice
Many South Carolina planters lived in ______________ for part of the year to avoid insects that infested the rice fields.
Charles Town
Wilmington is in what Southern colony?
North Carolina
Baltimore is in what Southern colony?
Maryland
Norfolk is in what Southern colony?
Virginia
Charles Town is in what Southern colony?
South Carolina
Savannah is in what Southern colony?
Georgia
Is this statement fact or opinion?
Maryland was founded by the Calverts, a family of wealthy English merchants.
Fact
Is this statement fact or opinion?
Indentured servants make the best workers.
Opinion
Is this statement fact or opinion?
King Charles II granted land for the colony of Carolina in 1663.
Fact
Is this statement fact or opinion?
Crops like tobacco ruin the soil in a few years.
Fact
Is this statement fact or opinion?
I think everyone should engage in public service.
Opinion
Does the following statement describe the life of indentured servants, slaves or both?
Sold like property
Slaves
Does the following statement describe the life of indentured servants, slaves or both?
Could not legally read and write
Slaves
Does the following statement describe the life of indentured servants, slaves or both?
Might have been a debtor
Indentured Servants
Does the following statement describe the life of indentured servants, slaves or both?
Might have been kidnapped
Both
Does the following statement describe the life of indentured servants, slaves or both?
Worked for passage to North America
Indentured Servants
Does the following statement describe the life of indentured servants, slaves or both?
Were of African origin
Slaves
Why did the colony of Carolina split into North and South Carolina? Explain why the colony split and how the two areas differed.
The colony split because it became too difficult to govern as the population grew. North Carolina was hilly, so it developed into small farms. South Carolina had a lot of rich farmland so it developed many large plantations.