Us history Fort Burrows


 In 1685, planters discovered



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 In 1685, planters discovered rice grew well in swampy lowlands

 Carolina rice became a profitable crop traded around the world

 Learned to raise indigo to make a valuable blue dye

 Carolina planters needed large numbers of workers to grow rice

 Tried to enslave Indians but many died of disease or mistreatment

 Turned to slave labor from Africa brought against their will

 African Americans outnumbered European Americans 2:1

 African Americans made up majority of population in South Carolina

GEORGIA
Last of England’s 13 colonies

James Oglethorpe founded Georgia in 1732

Wanted Georgia to be a place where debtors could make a fresh start

Oglethorpe paid for debtors to travel to Georgia

120 colonists built 1st settlement at Savannah, above Savannah River

Farms could be no bigger than 500 acres and slavery was forbidden

Colony grew slowly so Oglethorpe allowed plantations and slave labor


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