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The South's economy was based on Farming. They used African American Slaves to do the work. There were few factories, unlike the North who had an industrial economy.

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Assuming that you're talking about american colonies, Southern colonies developed an economy based on farming rice, indigo, and tobacco on large plantations using slave labor.

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The Southern colonies had an economy that the Northern colonies did not have. The South had farming and large plantations due to the temperate climate.

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The economy of the southern states was based on agriculture.

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C. Agriculture

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