Chapter 3 Section 4
History of Our Nation
South of the Mason-Dixon Line
• divides Maryland and Pennsylvania
• divides Middle and Southern Colonies.
• anything south of this line was considered
Virginia was the largest of the
Conflicts arose with Natives,
because settlers needed more
land for tobacco.
Mostly poor farmers moved into
backcountry, inhabited by
Fighting broke out, and colonists
were angry that the English king
was not helping them.
Nathaniel Bacon led a raid on the
Indians. Then he turned their
anger toward the first permanent
settlement, Jamestown, burning
Maryland was set
aside for Catholics,
Set up by Lord
Act of Toleration
1649 gave all
Christian males the
right to vote.
Carolinas and Georgia
North Carolina had smaller farms that grew
South Carolina established a plantation
system for rice . That made Charleston a
Georgia was set aside for debtors by James
Oglethorpe. It originally banned slavery,
and had small farms.