The major economy of the Southern Colonies was agriculture, represented by massive plantations of cotton, rice, indigo and tobacco. Slavery played an important part in the economy of the Southern Colonies, as African sla... More »

The climate was mild and warm in the southern colonies, and this type of climate was suitable for growing several kinds of cash crops. The soil was fertile and allowed for the cultivation of rice, tobacco and indigo, whi... More »

The landforms in the middle colonies included mountains, rivers forests and the Atlantic coastline. These landforms shaped the economy and culture of the middle colonies. More »

People in colonial Georgia and the other Southern colonies made a living exporting tobacco, furs, indigo, rice and farm products. Colonial work was generally related to agriculture and farming, with top exports including... More »

Turkey's economy is mostly a free-market economy that is driven by its industry, service and agriculture sectors. Its estimated gross domestic product GDP purchasing power as of 2013 is 1.167 trillion. More » World View Social Sciences Economics

Afghanistan has a primitive type of economy dependent on agriculture, the illegal opium trade and foreign aid. Though its abundance of natural resources such as natural gas, petroleum and many types of minerals has the p... More »

A main characteristic of a traditional economy is its basis in fishing, hunting, gathering and agriculture. Other characteristics of a traditional economy are its guidance by traditions and its use of bartering instead o... More » World View Social Sciences Economics