Scrapple, a pot pudding made from meat scraps and grain, became a staple of
the regional ... The American colonial diet varied depending on region, with local
cuisine .... Well into the eighteenth c...
The Chesapeake region was composed of several colonies: Virginia, with its first
... immigrant settlement and the cultivation of key staple crops such as indigo, ...
Only 400,000 Africans were sent to the British colonies in North America. ... did
go to the Chesapeake region, perhaps as many as 100,000 in the 1700s. ... in the
southern colonies paid attention to their slaves' health, clothing, and food supply.
... lines of sugar and tobacco found it in rice, which was a staple of West Africa.
Virginia colonists saw the Native Americans growing tobacco, and the colonists ...
Staple agriculture puts all of a region's economic eggs in one basket, ... still
traded in the Chesapeake and, at times, evaded the authorities and the export
Clickable map of the 13 Colonies with descriptions of each colony ... Still, New
England farmers often grew enough food to feed their families and maybe even ...
Jan 29, 2013 ... Tobacco was colonial Virginia's most successful cash crop. ... Mountains ,
especially dominating the agriculture of the Chesapeake region. ... Revolution (
1775–1783), some planters had switched to growing food crops, ..... passes An
Act for amending the Staple of Tobacco; and for preventing Frauds in his ...
Not even England's valuable sugar colonies in the West Indies yielded such high
... might be located among the many rivers converging in the Chesapeake. ... to
raise the food and do the manual labor necessary to carve a colony out of the ....
of the larger planters within the overall commercial infrastructure of the region.
The Tobacco Economy: How did the Geography of the Chesapeake Region ... to
understand how tobacco transformed the Chesapeake region in the colonial ...
In eighteenth-century North America, planters in the Chesapeake expected to ...
were divided into various units specializing in growth of the staple crop but also
in .... In New England and the Middle Colonies slaves worked on dairy farms and
... regions had to provide other incentives, maybe extra food or drink, additional ...
William Bradford, governor of the Plymouth colony in Massachusetts, invoked the
... English settlers in the Chesapeake region recognized tobacco's profitable ... in
the late eighteenth century, on the short-staple cotton plantations for which the ...