- These plains and islands had the particularity of being used as rice fields and slaves were imported to work there.
- These slaves were mainly chosen from the inhabitants of the African coastal areas where rice was cultivated and who formed from 1787 thecurrent Sierra Leone.
- - Gullah were relatively untouched by malaria and yellow fever, imported by trafficking and became endemic in the region. Unlike the Europeans who abandoned the area during spring and summer.
- - Gullah, gradually becoming a large majority, had very little contact with the colonists, which explains the preservation of their culture.
Many Gullah s’enfuirent des plantations et, réfugiés en Floride, formèrent, en se mélangeant aux Indiens. Creeks également fugitifs, le groupe des Seminoles Black. " The Gullah fight so that their culture is recognized and preserved! »