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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tobacco_in_the_American_Colonies

Tobacco cultivation and exports formed an essential component of the American colonial economy. During the Civil War, they were distinct from other cash crops in terms of ... American tobacco farmers would sell their crop on consignment to ... As slaveholding increased, intense racial contrasts emerged and all-black labor ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colonial_South_and_the_Chesapeake

During the British colonization of North America, the Thirteen Colonies provided England with much needed money and resources. However, the culture of the Southern and Chesapeake Colonies was different from that of the Northern and Middle Colonies and from that of their common British colonial power. ... tobacco into the largest cash crop for the Chesapeake and southern colonies ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_agriculture_in_the_United_States

The history of agriculture in the United States covers the period from the first English settlers to the present day. In Colonial America, agriculture was the primary livelihood for 90% of the .... Before 1720, most colonists in the mid- Atlantic region worked in small-scale farming and paid for imported manufactures by supplying the ...

courses.lumenlearning.com/boundless-ushistory/chapter/slavery-in-the-colonies

triangular trade: A system of exchange of slaves, cash crops, and manufactured .... farmers on the frontier began to emerge, with those in the westernmost areas usually .... The northeastern and mid-Atlantic states, including Massachusetts, New York, ... Cotton did not become a major crop until after the American Revolution.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_Southern_United_States

The history of the Southern United States reaches back hundreds of years and includes the .... From this colony, the first recorded European birth in North America, a child ... was the dominant cash crop export of the South and the Middle Atlantic States. .... two discrete understandings of American republicanism emerged.

www.ushistory.org/us/4.asp

In contrast to the South where the cash crop plantation system dominated, and New England whose rocky soil made large-scale agriculture difficult, The middle  ...

www.radford.edu/~rvshelton/Middle.htm

The Middle Colonies were more diverse than colonies in New England and the ... than the S.; still there is an emphasis on subsistence rather than cash crops.

ldhi.library.cofc.edu/exhibits/show/africanpassageslowcountryadapt/sectionii_introduction/sugar_and_tobacco

The most lucrative cash crops to emerge from the Americas in the ... It also required skilled laborers for processing the crop from cane, to juice, and finally to ... centuries, African slavery had become the dominant plantation labor system. ... of the Mid-Atlantic region of North America starting with the English colony of Virginia ...

www.georgiastandards.org/Frameworks/GSO%20Frameworks/United-States-History-Teacher-Notes.pdf

Jan 29, 2013 ... major cash crop and an important source of wealth in Virginia. Tobacco .... Development of the Mid-Atlantic Colonies—New York. The Dutch ...