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Georgia's Beginnings

Archaic Indians second oldest Native American culture in Georgia; nomadic hunters who hunted smaller game; credited with developing grooved axes, fish hooks, and pottery.
Atlatl a spear throwing device used perhaps as early as the Paleo Indian period; allowed spears to be thrown faster, further, and more accurately.
Barrier islands several island off Georgia’s coast; inhabited by Native Americans; the Spanish built several missions on these islands.
De Soto, Hernando Spanish Conquistador who led an expedition through the Southeastern United States; credited as being the first European in Georgia.
Indigo a plant used to produce a blue dye.
Mercantilism the English economic policy focused on exporting more than importing
Mississippian Indians the last major prehistoric Native American culture in Georgia; known for being large scale framers and mound builders who traded throughout North America.
Paleo Indians the first humans in Georgia; nomadic hunters and gathers who hunted large game such as wooly mammoth and giant bison.
Woodland Indians the third prehistoric Native American culture in Georgia; credited for the development of the bow and arrow, pottery for storage, and intensification of horticulture, as well as building small mounds.
Royal Colony ruled by a governor appointed by the king
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