Colonial Georgia

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  • Oglethorpe and the Indians James Oglethorpe, founder of Georgia Colony and first Georgia governor, is shown with the Muskogee (Creek) leaders in Savannah, Georgia. The Muskogee present Oglethorpe with a buffalo skin with an eagle in the center, a symbol of friendship and trust.
  • Savannah was Founded in 1733

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  • Colonial Georgia

    1. 1. Georgia by Anna Scifres
    2. 2. Colonial Georgia • Georgia was the 13th Colony • Founded on June 9th 1732 by James Edward Oglethorpe under commission of King George II • Six Ships with 116 Colonists landed at Yamacraw Bluffs on Feb 12, 1733 and set up what would later become Savannah • Local Native American Tribes were Cherokee, Muskegee (Creek), Chickasaw, Ocmulgee, Etowah and Nachoochee
    3. 3. Oglethorpe and The Indians U.S. Capital Rotunda frieze by Filippo Costaggini (1880-1889)
    4. 4. A view of Savannah Georgia March 29, 1734A view of Savannah Georgia March 29, 1734
    5. 5. Georgia Facts • Named after King George II • The King Wanted a Buffer between South Carolina and Spanish Florida • Oglethorpe was the First Governor of Georgia • Local Economy Fact?? • Started as slave free colony but later decided to allow slavery • Government of Colony fact?? • ??????
    6. 6. Georgia in American Revolution • 4th State to Ratify the Constitution • Least Populated State at the Time • Of the 50,000 inhabitants, half were slaves • Georgians signing The Declaration of Independence were: Button Gwinnett, Lyman Hall and George Walton. • In 1778 Savannah was captured by the British.
    7. 7. Other Georgia Facts • Famous people from Georgia??

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