The southern colonies are made up of five colonies Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia.
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This region was the warmest because it was the lowest colony and warm weather for longer meant better farming conditions, so plants were important to this part.
The main economy to this region was mostly rice but also cotton was very important. They were so important because they are cash crops.
James Oglethorpe Is a very important colonist to the southern colonies because he is the founder of Georgia and he helped people pay of there debt in jail by letting them work for money because normally they could not make money in jail.
most people in the southern colonies are Anglicans and they obey the church of England.
The government in the southern colonies had a a governor and they elected their legislature.