Founding of GA Test Review
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King George II
When GA was founded, who was the king of England at the time?
Defense, charity, economics
Name GA's reasons for founding.
It was a military zone to protect South Carolina from the Spanish
What was the purpose of GA serving as a buffer colony?
To utilize the raw materials/natural resources (mercantilism)
What was the main reason Georgia was created?
His friend had died in debtor's prison
What event pushed Oglethorpe to create a colony to help the poor?
Use a portion of their land to grow mulberry trees
The first settlers of GA were expected to do what?
Who gave Oglethorpe permission to settle on Yamacraw Bluff (present-day Savannah)?
She served as translator between Oglethorpe and Tomochichi
How did Mary Musgrove help Oglethorpe?
They could not own slaves.
What is one reason the Malcontents were dissatisfied with the trustees' policies?
According the Charter of 1732, which religious group was banned from GA?
What town did the Salzburgers first settle?
Their original settlement was marshy and unproductive
Why did the Salzburgers move locations?
Which Jewish doctor aided many Georgians during the early days of settlement?
The Highland Scots
Which group of settlers came to Oglethorpe's aid during the Battle of Bloody Marsh?
The Spanish threat ended
What was the outcome of the Battle of Bloody Marsh?
What town did the Highland Scots settle?
Which policy did the Highland Scots oppose?
People who were unhappy and complained about the trustees' policies.
Describe the Malcontents.
Most of the restrictive laws were relaxed.
How did Oglethorpe's leaving impact the colony?
A court system
Under John Reynold's governance, what did GA establish for the first time?
Which governor is credited for bringing self-government to GA?
Which governor helped increase land ownership and encouraged loyalty to England?
Paleo Indians were nomadic; they did not leave many artifacts in one place
Why are there such few Paleo sites in GA?
To convert natives to Catholicism
What was the main purpose of the Spanish missions?
Blue Ridge region
Which region held GA's the first gold rush (Dahlonega)?