Presentation on theme: "Major Immigrant Groups of Colonial North Carolina"— Presentation transcript:
1 Major Immigrant Groups of Colonial North Carolina Scotch-IrishScottish HighlandersGermanic GroupsEnglishWhat groups helped North Carolina grow in the 1700’s and how did they develop the colony?
2 Scotch-IrishTraveled through Pennsylvania and other northern colonies by the Great Wagon Road into North Carolina where they settled mainly in the Piedmont region of the state.
3 Scottish HighlandersMost of this group came directly from Scotland to the Cape Fear valley in the Southern Piedmont of North Carolina.
4 Germanic GroupsThe various Germanic people of North Carolina traveled through the various northern and middle colonies to get to North Carolina. A large number of this groups settled in the mountains and backcountry.
5 EnglishMainly from the other colonies, especially from Virginia and directly from across the ocean, people from English descent were mainly concentrated in the eastern part of the state.
15 List the four major immigrant groups of colonial North Carolina. List the five social groups.Explain why so many immigrants settle in the rural and remote western part of North Carolina?Which SOCIAL GROUP helped to push the frontier west?An apprentice is best defined as ________.Why do you think there were several different categories of social classes during colonial times?