Start studying Carolina colony. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. South Carolina, part of the original Province of Carolina, was founded in 1663 when King Charles II gave the land to eight noble men known as the Lords Proprietors. At the time, the province included both North Carolina and South Carolina. North and South Carolina became separate royal colonies in 1729.
Later explorers included Juan Pardo, who founded Fort San Juan in western North Carolina in 1567, and Hernando de Soto, who came searching for gold. The Disappearing Colony In 1584, the English established the Roanoke Colony on Roanoke Island in North Carolina. It was the first European colony in North America. Aug 14, 2019 · The public laws of the state of South-Carolina, from its first establishment as a British province down to the year 1790, inclusive, in which is comprehended such of the statutes of Great Britain as were made of force by the act of assembly of 1712, with