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SC Colony and Slaves
Social Studies Mini Assessment Review
|The colonists who settled Carolina under the Lords Proprietors did not make a profit as was hoped, so what happened as a result?
|The Lords Proprietors sold it back to the King of England and it became a royal colony.
|Barbados colonists introduced a plant into South Carolina that eventually led to the development of a money crop. What was it?
|Where did the idea of slavery come about in South Carolina?
|settlers from Barbados
|In 1670, a group of English colonists from Barbados came to South Carolina to do what?
|Colonize South Carolina, but the settlement eventually disappeared.
|Why would some African American slaves sing songs on the plantation?
|The songs contained code words giving messages to fellow slaves.
|Some African Americans began to speak a language made up of several African languages and colonial English. What was it called?
|Nearly one out of every three slave children died by the age of 16. Which of the following statements best describes the reason why?
|They had diseases or were born so unhealthy, they could not withstand the harsh life of slavery
|Slaves would sing songs as they worked on the plantations. Many of these songs are still around today. Which of the following songs was sung by the slaves?
|Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
|Who spoke the Gullah language?
|What did slaves need in order to leave the plantation for a short period of time?
|a ticket or pass from the master