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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cuisine_of_the_Thirteen_Colonies

The cuisine of the Thirteen Colonies includes the foods, eating habits, and cooking methods of .... The American colonial diet varied depending on region, with local cuisine .... Well into the eighteenth century, the Chesapeake region still relied on ... Salted pork was a staple of any meal, as it was used in the preparations of ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tobacco_colonies

The tobacco colonies were those that lined the sea-level coastal region of English North ... This increased demand called for a greater supply of tobacco, and as a result, tobacco became the staple crop of the Chesapeake Bay Region. ... With no crops, they lacked an income and a food supply, so the colonists took the ...

www.marinersmuseum.org/sites/micro/cbhf/economy/cbe001.html

The economy of the Chesapeake Bay region has always been tied to the ... has had "cash-crop" agriculture, with a heavy commitment to tobacco as its main crop. ... After a time the English learned how to grow the natives' primary food crop, ' Indian ... Well known in England before the colonization of Virginia, the tobacco the ...

southernspaces.org/2004/chesapeake-bay

Apr 16, 2004 ... Skip to main content ... Indians moved into the Chesapeake region about 12,000 years ago and adjusted to a series of environmental shifts in the region. ... in response to increasingly dry conditions and consequently reduced foods. ... The origins of African slavery in the Chesapeake colony remain obscure, ...

www.worldhistory.biz/contemporary-history/77908-the-southern-colonies.html

Sep 14, 2015 ... Later, the South began to produce two other staples, rice and indigo. ... to specialize in high-quality tobacco or in the production of food and other crops. ... unfinished iron in quantity was shipped from the Chesapeake region.

people.exeter.ac.uk/RBurt/exeteronly/HEC3220/Lecture3.html

Southern Colonies (Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia) ... than the Chesapeake region came to rely on an entirely different crop - rice. ... food and making the plantations relatively self- sufficient but the main interest ...

archive.tobacco.org/History/colonialtobacco.html

It was the "staple" of the Chesapeake colonies in a broader sense than any other .... It neither supplied food to him nor fodder to his beasts; it could not yield him ... natives lost control of ancestral lands in and around the Chesapeake region.

www.apstudynotes.org/us-history/topics/colonial-life

During their servitude, individuals received food, shelter, and clothing. .... The Chesapeake region of Maryland and Virginia, also known as the Upper ... and the residents of the Chesapeake region made these vegetables a staple of their diet.

www.encyclopediavirginia.org/Tobacco_in_Colonial_Virginia

Jan 29, 2013 ... Tobacco was colonial Virginia's most successful cash crop. ... especially dominating the agriculture of the Chesapeake region. ... to growing food crops, particularly wheat ; many more began to farm these crops to support the war effort . ..... As more Virginians turned to tobacco planting as their main source ...