What led to the use of slavery and the creation of different colonies? In this lesson, learn about the unique purposes and patterns of settlement, growth and society in the southern colonies (Virginia, Maryland, the Carolinas, and Georgia).

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Lesson Transcript

While taking this assessment, you will be tested on:

  • Factors the led the south to slavery
  • Plantation economy
  • Which colonies were privately owned
  • The colony that was meant to be a Catholic refuge