Standard 5-U2.1.1

Standard Type
Michigan Social Studies Standards

Describe significant developments in the Southern colonies, including: • patterns of settlement and control, including the impact of geography (landforms
and climate) on settlement.

  • the establishment of Jamestown.
  • the development of one-crop economies (plantation land use and growing
    season for rice in Carolinas and tobacco in Virginia).
  • interactions with Indigenous Peoples, including the trading of goods, services,
    and ideas among Europeans and Indigenous Peoples.
  • the development of colonial representative assemblies (House of Burgesses).
  • the development of slavery.