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H2-Georgia studies

Colonial Period

Who is considered the father of Georgia? James Oglethorpe
What are the 3 reasons that England settled in Georgia? Philanthropy, Economics and Defense
Who gave James Oglethorpe the charter to make his own colony? King George II
Why did the Trustees not allow rum or hard liquors? The Trustees believed that it led to laziness
Why did the Trustees put a limit on land? They wanted the colony of Georgia to be a classless society
What was the limit on land? 500 acres
Why did the Trustees not allow Jews in Georgia? Great Britain was a Protestant nation
Why did the Trustees not allow Catholics to settle in Georgia? They feared that the Catholics would join with Spain if there was ever conflict
What was James Oglethorpe a member of? Parliament
Why did the Trustees not allow slaves? The Trustees and James Oglethorpe considered slavery to be unjust and immoral. They also thought it would make the settlers lazy.
When did Georgia become a colony? 1732
Who was James Oglethorpe's interpreter? Mary Musgrove
Who was critical to the founding of Savannah and the entire Georgia colony? Mary Musgrove
The Trustees wanted Savannah to be what? A classless society
Who was the elderly chief of the Yamacraw Indians? Tomochichi
What was the original name of Savannah? Yamacraw Bluff
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