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Southern Colonies- Government

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on June 14, 2010 at 10:35:46 am


Government in the Southern Colonies   






Wouldn't it be crazy if one day you woke up and you were in the 1600's  and you couldn't have your own religion. I bet you would be really mad and freaked out well thats what it was like back then. Read on and find out things about the southern colonies  in the 1600's . 


Important Leaders  


 There were many important leaders in the southern colonies. Their was James Oglethorpe, Cecilius Calvert also known as Lord Baltimore, John Smith  and The House Of Burgesses .  The colonies got along with the Natives with the help of these people. They traded copper, beads and other goods with the native americans and also made peace with them so there were no more conflicts between the colonists and the natives . They sent some of the goods they received in the trades to England so they can use it and sell it.


The Rules Of The Church

The rules of the church in the southern colonies were if you are a Quaker or puritan you were not aloud in the church. Another rule of the church if you not attend you would get hung or banished from the colony. The parents believed that the children should read the bible and learn all there is to know about Christianity. Believe it or not there are allot of rules 



Trade In The Southern Colony


  Trade in the southern colony was one of the most important things to do. Since  tabacco  and other cash crops grow well in the colony the plantation owners can trade their crops for other goods, such as indigo,corn, gold,slaves,rum,and ocean products from around the atlantic.     




Now you know about the the trade in the southern colonies, rules of the church,and important leaders. you know a lot  about












Mifflin, houghton. United states history. Boston, MS: Dr. Herman J Viola, 2005. Print.










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