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The Southern Colonies

Digital History: The Southernmost Colonies: The Carolinas and Georgia

Digital History: The Southernmost Colonies: The Carolinas and Georgia

Provides a brief overview of the settlement of the Southern colonies of North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia.

digitalhistory.uh.edu
Planting a colony - North Carolina Digital History

Planting a colony - North Carolina Digital History

This section of LEARN NC contains information about the early founding and development of North Carolina--part of a single colony of Carolina until it split into two in about 1720.

learnnc.org
Lowcountry Digital History Initiative | African Passages, Lowcountry Adaptations

Lowcountry Digital History Initiative | African Passages, Lowcountry Adaptations

An online exhibition series about the history of slavery, plantations, and the trans-Atlantic slave trade from the Atlantic World to Charleston and the South Carolina Lowcountry.

ldhi.library.cofc.edu
Lowcountry Digital History Initiative | Establishing Slavery in the Lowcountry · African P

Lowcountry Digital History Initiative | Establishing Slavery in the Lowcountry · African P

This section of an online exhibit about early settlement of the Low Country (coastal South Carolina) explores the establishment of slavery in the region.

ldhi.library.cofc.edu
Lowcountry Digital History Initiative | Rice in the Lowcountry · African Passages, Lowcoun

Lowcountry Digital History Initiative | Rice in the Lowcountry · African Passages, Lowcoun

In the early eighteenth century, rice became the major cash crop of the Lowcountry, and would continue to dominate coastal South Carolina’s economy into the nineteenth century.

ldhi.library.cofc.edu
Establishing the Georgia Colony - American Memory Timeline

Establishing the Georgia Colony - American Memory Timeline

In the 1730s, England founded the last of its colonies in North America. The project was the brain child of James Oglethorpe, a former army officer. This site at the Library of Congress provides a lot of information about the founding of the Georgia colony.

loc.gov