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H2 Social Studies

Spanish, England, and French Exploring the "New World"

What year was Georgia established? 1732
Who was known as Georgia's "Founding Father?" James Oglethorpe
Who approved of the settlement in Georgia? King George II
What were the three reasons for settlement in Georgia? Philanthropy, Economic, Buffer/Protection
Why were there no slaves allowed in Georgia? The Trustees thought it was unjust and wrong. They also thought it might make the owners lazy and unwilling to do work.
What was the limit on land? 500 Acres
Who were the Trustees and how many were there? The people who made the "laws" for Georgia. There were 21 Trustees.
Why couldn't a woman own land without a male in the family? They believed that women could not protect their land from a Spanish attack.
Why would they not let Catholics or Jews in? They thought that the Catholics would join Spain if there was any conflict between the two. The Jews were apart of a Protestant nation in Great Britain and they did not want anything to do with that.
Why was rum and other hard liquors banned from Georgia? They thought it would make people laziness and they wanted Georgia to be the colony of "Worthy Poor" not drunken poor.
What was Georgia called before settlement? Yamacraw Bluff
Who was the translator for the settlement? Mary Musgrove
What was Georgia gonna meant to be? A debtors colony for people to live that were in prisons for debt.
Created by: KeyOnSticks
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