SS8H2 Unit Study Set
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Founder and governor of the Georgia colony. He ran a tightly-disciplined, military-like colony. Slaves, alcohol, and Catholicism were forbidden in his colony. Many colonists felt that Oglethorpe was a dictator, and that (along with the colonist's dissatisfaction over not being allowed to own slaves) caused the colony to break down and Oglethorpe to lose his position as governor.
Interpreter between James Oglethorpe and Chief of the Yamacraw Indians.
Chief of the Yamacraw who gave James Oglethorpe land for the Savannah settlement.
Charter of 1732
the document that formally established the colony of Georgia; outlines the reasons for Georgia's founding and the regulations set up by the trustees.
first settlement in Georgia
German settlers who came to GA for religious freedom and prospered by creating the silk industry in GA.
Early immigrants to the Georgia colony Per Oglethorpe, settled Darien, Ga. (which was on the northern bank of the Altamaha River...the southern border of the Georgia colony at the time) Were fierce fighters/helped defend border w/Spanish Florida
Came to GA with Dr. Nunes, and helped Oglethorpe and the colonists medically.
dissatisfied with existing conditions in GA. complained about limits placed on land, lack of slavery, and limits placed on alcohol. Dissatisfied with Oglethorpe and the Trustees' rule.
Elected representatives whose obligation is to act in accordance with their own consciences as to what policies are in the best interests of the public.
A colony under the direct control of a monarch
freely practice their religion
Why were the Salzburgers eager to settle in the Georgia colony?
They all worked to make Savannah a peaceful colony.
What did Oglethorpe, Musgrove, and Tomochichi have in common?
They worked as soldiers to aid in the military campaign.
What role did the Highland Scots play in the settlement of Georgia during the Trustee period?
silk, rice, indigo
What were colonial Georgia's MOST profitable exports to England?
To provide military protection for other colonies
What was one purpose of the founding of GA
They suffered a decrease in their population
How did Hernando DeSoto impact the American Indian groups in GA?
What was Oglethorpe's position in the GA colony?
They wanted less restrictions placed on land ownership and slavery
How were the Malcontents different from other Georgia settlers?
The king of England oversaw control of Georgia rather than a group of trustees
What change occurred when Georgia became a royal colony?
They lifted the ban on slavery
How did Georgia's government respond when wealthy landowners demanded the right to own slaves?