Georgia as a Colony

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John Reynolds

Georgia's 1st Royal Governor

Henry Ellis

Georgia's most popular Royal Governor, he wore a thermometer

James Wright

Served as Georgia's Royal Governor for 16 years

Slavery

Was prohibited in Georgia until 1750

1752

The year Georgia became a Royal Colony

The King

Who made Reynolds, Ellis and Wright, governors of Georgia

Trustees

Did the Trustees or the Crown restrict land-owning rights?

George II

Which king granted the Georgia Charter?

James Oglethorpe

What MP traced his interest in the Georgia experiment to the death of a friend in debtor's prison?

1732

When was the Georgia Charter granted?

South Carolina

What colony was Georgia meant to protect?

None

How debtors were released from debtor's prison to go to Georgia?

Mercantilism

What economic theory helped make colonialism pervasive?

Yamacraw

What tribe of natives assisted the Georgia colony in its earliest days?

Tomochichi

What native chief was a great friend to the Georgia colony?

Mary Musgrove

The chief translator and go-between of Georgia's early days

1733

What year was Savannah founded?

Creek

What nation were the Yamacraw a part of?

Yamacraw Bluff

On what geographic feature did Oglethorpe choose to build Savannah?

Trustees

What group of men were entrusted with the organization of the Georgia Colony?

Salzburgers

What group established Ebenezer and New Ebenezer?

Highland Scots

What group established Darien?

Malcontents

Unhappy colonists during Trustee Georgia

St. Augustine

Built by the Spanish and attacked by Oglethorpe

Fort Frederica

Built by Oglethorpe and attacked by the Spanish

Battle of Bloody Marsh

Spanish lost this battle with the Georgians

Catholics

What Christians were barred from Georgia?

Jews

Members of this religious group were among the earliest settlers in Georgia

Protestants

Georgia was a haven for ___________ fleeing oppression in Europe

Henry Ellis

The 2nd Royal Governor

Governor's Council

The upper legislative body in Georgia's Royal Government

Commons House of Assembly

The lower legislative body in Georgia's Royal Government

50 Acres

How much land must a man own in order to vote in Royal Georgia?

500 Acres

How much land must a man own in order to be a legislature in Royal Georgia?

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