History of the Five Original Southern Colonies in Colonial America  
History of Georgia North Carolina History
Colonial Georgia African American History Across North Carolina
Establishing Colonial Georgia History of South Carolina
Georgia History Colonial South Carolina
Colonial Georgia History Wikipedia: History of South Carolina
Women in Colonial Georgia South Carolina Colony
History of Maryland South Carolina – Colonial Period – 1670-1774
Colonial Maryland History of South Carolina
Colonial History of Maryland History of Virginia
Colonial Maryland Family Life Colonial Virginia
Maryland State History Wikipedia: A History of the Colony of Virginia
History of North Carolina Historical Background of Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia
Colonial North Carolina Colonial Virginia
North Caroling History Wikipedia: Virginia History
Province of North Carolina - from Wikipedia Taxes in Colonial Virginia


Documents Important to the History of the Southern Colonies in Colonial America  
Charter to Sir Walter Raleigh Constitution of North Carolina
Royal Commission for Regulating Plantations Constitution of South Carolina
Constitution of Maryland and Its History First Charter of Virginia

Biographies of People Important to the History of the Southern Colonies in Colonial America Elizabeth Lucas Pinckney
Cecil Calvert Elizabeth Lucas Pinckney
Cecil Calvert - 2nd Lord Baltimore Elizabeth Lucas Pinckney Biography
Wikipedia: Cecil Calvert Biography Sir Walter Raleigh
George Calvert (Lord Baltimore) Sir Walter Raleigh - Founder of Roanoke
George Calvert - 1st Baron Baltimore Sir Walter Raleigh Biography
George Calvert Biography John Smith
James Edward Oglethorpe Captain John Smith
James Oglethorpe - Georgia's Founder Captain John Smith Biography
James Oglethorpe Biography  


The Importance of Plantation Life to History of the Southern Colonies in Colonial America  
Monticello: The Plantation and Slavery Life on a Southern Plantation, 1854

Importance of Slavery to History of the Southern Colonies in Colonial America  
African Americans and the Virginia Colony Misfortune of Indentured Servants
Slavery in America: The History of Slavery Slave Accounts of Slavery in the U.S.
Indentured Servants The Underground Railroad from National Geographic
The Indentured Servant Slavery in the United States
Indentured Servants Slavery and Indentured Servants

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American History: The Southern Colonies

U.S. History: The Southern Colonies: Complete Historical Facts

Outline of American History: The Southern Colonies: Facts and information about the Southern Colonies in colonial times

Sonofthesouth.net: Thirteen Original Colonies: EXTENSIVE historical background about each of the 13 original colonies complete with photographs and images. Included are links to complete explanations about important people, documents, and events.

United States History: The Southern Colonies: Short history of the Southern Colonies in colonial times

Wikipedia: US History: The Southern Colonies: History of the Southern Colonies in colonial times

A Complete History of the Southern Colonies


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13 Originals: The history of the original 13 colonies

Thirteen Colonies: Historical facts and information

Facts about the Thirteen American Colonies

Thirteen Colonies: Historical facts and information


Colonial Charters

Colonial Charters, Grants, and Related Documents: From Yale Law School - A list of documents and their texts for every colony in early America - dates supplied as well

Maps of Early America Rare Map Collection - Colonial America

Other Colonial Pages  
The Jamestown Colony The Plymouth Colony
The Lost Colony of Roanoke The New England Colonies
The Middle Colonies The Southern Colonies

*Also See Jamestown Colony for Additional Southern Colony Information


Southern Colonies Trivia

Southern Colonies Trivia

*The Southern Colonies were part of the 13 original colonies. The Southern Colonies included the colonies of Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia.

*Southern colonists grew their own food, and were known for three important crops: tobacco, rice, and indigo.

*These crops on Southern plantations were grown on plantations typically worked by slaves and indentured servants.

Southern Colonies Trivia --- SPECIFIC STATES

*The Province of Georgia was founded by James Oglethorpe in in 1733.

*Georgia was named after King George II of England.

*The Colony of Maryland was founded in by Sir George Calvert, known as Lord Baltimore, in 1632.

*Maryland was named after Queen Henrietta Maria who was the wife of King Charles I of England. She granted the rights to establish the colony.

*The Province of North Carolina was founded in by a group of proprietors in 1653, and considered a proprietary colony.

*North Carolina was named after King Charles I of England.

The Province of South Carolina, also a proprietary colony, was founded by Group of proprietors in 1670.

*South Carolina was the southern most part of the English Colony of Carolana, and, like North Carolina, was named after King Charles I of England.

*The Colony of Virginia was founded by John Smith in 1607.

*Virginia was named after Queen Elizabeth I of England, known as the Virgin Queen because she never married.



American History Calendar

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American History Museum

Smithsonian National Museum of American History Search Engine: Discover history through objects, photographs, interactive timelines: Complete archived collections - excellent!


The History Channel

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U.S. History Images

U.S. History Images: What better way to learn about and appreciate the history of the United States than through viewing the illustrations of artists from the last century and a half! The images are all in the public domain and are free for anyone to use in any way after viewing the Terms of Use. This website is a work in progress and new images are always being added. Present topics for images include: Life in the Colonies, Colonial Patriots, Native Americans, Native American Culture, The Age of Exploration, and Explorers


Educational American History Powerpoints

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Archiving Early America: A wealth of resources about 18th Century America, original newspapers, maps, writings, biographies

History of the United States Complete Historical Archive: Directory listed in alphabetical order by events

History Place: American Revolution, Civil War, featured articles, history of the U.S.A.


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American Memory Learning Page of the Library of Congress: Historical collections of photographs, documents, motion pictures, and sound recordings about American culture and history - SEARCHABLE by keyword

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