They were the backbone of the Southern economy. To the south lay the Carolinas, created after the English Civil War had been concluded. Outbreaks of malaria and yellow fever kept life expectancies lower.
There were other denominations of Christians present within these two regions and they were given the freedom to worship as they pleased.
Religious Differences cross on church Both the Middle and the Southern Colonies had their own set of Christian-based religious beliefs and their own way of practicing and worshipping God according to their denominations.
Even though the Quakers were the most powerful religious group in the Middle colonies they made it a point not to completely take over society in their region.
Social Structure woman dressed in pilgrim outfit Society within the Southern Colonies was predominantly agrarian-based and many people did not form within close knit communities even though family was important.
Southern Colonies established the plantation system which produced many crops and helped pave the way for international trade. Such family connections were less prevalent in the South.