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Unit 2 Vocabulary

Unit 2 vocabulary colonization

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James Oglethorpe He was a British general, Member of Parliament, and philanthropist, as well as the founder of the colony of Georgia. As a social reformer, he hoped to resettle Britain's worthy poor in the New World, initially focusing on those in debtors' prisons.
What are the reasons for the settlement of GA? charity, economics, and defense
Tomochichi: What is his importance? eventeenth-century Creek leader and the head chief of a Yamacraw town on the site of present-day Savannah, Georgia. He gave his land to James Oglethorpe to build the city of Savannah.
Mary Musgrove: How was she involved in the founding of the colony? Musgrove took advantage of her biculturalism to protect Creek interests, maintain peace on the frontier, and expand her business as a trader.she was a translator for the Indians and the English
Savannah: Where was it settled? When? in Georgia 1733
Salzburgers: Who were they? a group of German-speaking Protestant colonist.support from King George II of England and the Georgia Trustees after they were expelled from their home in the Catholic principality of Salzburg .
Highland Scots: Why are they important? How did they contribute to the Colony? There was a huge number of colonists who were upset with the rules imposed on them.
Charter of 1732: 4 groups of people that were not allowed in the colony. What are the reasons for the settlement of GA? referred to as Trustee Georgia, tobacco, indigo, wine, silk, and rice.
Fort King George: What was its purpose? first British garrison of the Georgia colony. it was the southernmost outpost of the British Empire
Malcontents: What were they upset about? the Malcontents objected to the Trustees' limits on landownership and prohibitions on slavery and rum.
Battle of Bloody Marsh: Why is it important? Who fought? the British and Spanish on St. Simons Island, Part of a much larger conflict known as the War of Jenkins' Ear. British won.
Why did the French, Spanish and English colonize the New World? looking for natural resources like wine, rice, indigo, silk, and tobacco.gold.
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