FYE Southern Culture Timeline

  • foundation of Jamestown

    financial reasons
  • First African Americans come to NA colony

  • Plymouth Colony

    religious reasons
  • Mass. Bay Colony

  • Period: to

    indentured servants start outliving contracts

  • Middleton Place

    began construction.. plantation in SC
  • Signing of decloration in Independence

  • Main house at Stagville built

    Plantation in NC, 30,000 acres
  • Begining of Civil War

  • Civil War ends

  • Period: to


  • New South Movement

    Begining of industrialization of the south. Henry W. Grady "bring mills to cotton." Grady was editor of Atlanta journal and constitution (newspaper) to get ideas to people.