The five colonies of the American South were Maryland, Virginia, North and South Carolina and Georgia, the economies of which were based on cash crops, tobacco in particular. Such farming required intensive labor, so sla... More »

The giant anteater, which is native to Central and South America, is the largest of the anteaters. It weighs about 45 to 86 pounds, and its body is usually between 3 and 4 feet long, with a bushy tail that is nearly as l... More » Pets & Animals Mammals

Penguins are flightless birds that almost appear to wear little tuxedos because of their coloring. Their white and black coloring is actually camouflage from predators since their white bellies blend with the surface of ... More »

Located in the United States, the Appalachian Mountains run through Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, New Jersey, Tennessee, Kentucky, Ohio, West Virginia, Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New York, Conn... More »

In Colonial America, the southern colonies were made up of Georgia, Maryland, Norther Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. There were two types of government in the southern colonies: royal and proprietary. More »

The original 13 colonies were Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina and Virginia. The colonies were found... More »

The original 13 colonies were New Hampshire, Connecticut, Delaware, New York, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Virginia, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia. The 13 colonies were di... More » History Modern History US History