Georgia was founded by James Edward Oglethorpe in 1732. It was given to him by King George II to pay off some money that the king owed him. Georgia
was named in honor of King George II. It was founded so debtors in prison could have a place to start
Reasons Georgia was Founded
King George II issued Georgias first official charter.
Georgias Trustees held their organizational meeting and elected John Percival, Earl of Egmont,
Georgias Trustees decided that the new colonys first settl
The French and Indian War.
During the first four years of the war, however, Indian allies from the Ohio Valley region, most prominently the Delawares
and Shawnees, became France's most important allies. They "unenthusiastically came t
"Georgia received its name, in 1732, in honor of George II, King of England.
The territory of Georgia was originally included in the Carolina patent granted to
Lord Clarendon and his associates, but it was a region wild and unoccupied, except
The land that makes up Georgia was actually given to James
Oglethorpe because the king owed him so much.
So, pretty much, the king gave this man all this land so he
wouldn't have to pay him.
But James Oglethorpe was not a greedy man.
He devoted his time t
What was the event about?
When did it happen? Over a period of time? A certain date?
Where did it happen?
Who was involved?
How does it relate to manifest destiny?
How does this Affect American history?
Reaction to the conflict. (Good or Bad?)
Pilgrims Self Government- Small communities that trade and control themselves.
Bacons Rebellion and King Philip's War (have in common)- Both of these events were
about land and trying to protect it. They also both show an uprising against tyranny.
Navigation Acts 1651 - British put a stop to colonies trading with other countries. Under
this act the Colonies could only trade with Great Britain. This was one of the starts of the
French and Indian War 1754 - Also known as th
The navigation acts angered the colonists because the colonies could only ship goods to
England, so the other country could secure a profit.
Mercantilism is the act of restraining exports to increase pr