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Southern Regional Culture

read Chapter 2: Lord Baltimore and Maryland charter 1632, St. Mary's 1634, Toleration Act of 1649, Sir William Berkeley and Bacon's Rebellion, Oliver Cromwell and his Roundheads vs Cavaliers, Anthony Ashley Cooper and the Carolinas, James Oglethorpe and Georgia, William Penn, King Philip, King Charles II, John Coode, Ann Hutchinson, John Winthrop.

1. self-government

2. tobacco plantation

3. abundant land

4. social instability

5. oligarchy

6. proprietary grants


  1. Jamestown Rediscovery Archeological Project web page and the recent discovery of the fort.
  2. Virtual Jamestown from the Virginia Center for Digital History
  3. Wolstenholme Town from Jamestown 2000
  4. Tobacco BBS includes and extensive tobacco timeline history
  5. A Briefe and True Report of the New Found Land of Virginia by Thomas Hariot

revised 9/12/05 | Why British? | Northern Regional Culture | Class