Unit 2: Georgia's Colonization
Terms in this set (22)
A person who owes money
Existing "in fact" rather than legally; unofficial
people in debtor's prison who Oglethorpe believed that, if given a chance, could be farmers and businessman in Georgia.
colonists who were unhappy with trustees regulation; •unhappy with laws and wanted the trustees to relax rules on slavery, land & alcohol
established Darien, Georgia; Oglethorpe recruited
them to defend the colony against the Spanish;
Scottish immigrants who settled in GA - opposed slavery
German settlers who came to GA for religious freedom; Settled Ebenezer and New Ebenezer.
Farmers - Successfully grew Mulberry Trees and cultivated silk.
Interpreter between James Oglethorpe and Chief of the Yamacraw Indians Tomochichi.
•Owned a trading post near Yamacraw Bluff
•Spoke Creek and English
charity; a desire or effort to promote goodness;
(n) efforts to improve the well-being of humankind, generally through giving money; one of 3 reasons for Georgia's founding.
is thought of as "father of Georgia", considered as the founder of the colony of Georgia; was not the colony's "official" governor but was one of the 21 trustees who was responsible for governing Savannah; dream was to start Savannah as a debtors colony and for the "worthy poor" but did not happen; founder of Savannah.
white farmers who either did not own slaves, or owned only one or two;
a small landowning farmer
Chief of the Yamacraw who gave James Oglethorpe land for the Savannah settlement; friend to colonists
the colony period in Georgia that began in 1752 after the trustees gave authority of the colony to the king. Lasted until the Treaty of Paris ended the American Revolution in 1783.
the colony period from 1732-1751 where Georgia was governed by Trustees that created regulations, banned slavery, liquor, lawyers and Catholics.
what Georgia was to protect the colonies from Spanish Florida; Georgia was to act as this between South Carolina and Florida.
English economic policy that a country should sell more goods to other countries than it buys
Churches set up on barrier islands by the Spanish in hopes of converting Native Americans to Christianity.
Hernando De Soto
Spanish Conquistador who led an expedition through the Southeastern United States; credited as being the first European in Georgia.
The Georgia colonists were required to set aside a portion of their land to plant these; used for silk.
crops produced in the Georgia colony: wine, rice, indigo, silk and tobacco.
an individual or organization that holds or manages and invests assets for the benefit of another; 21 men were the trustees for the colony of Georgia. Oglethorpe was the only 1 to come to the colony.
The first capital of Georgia; founded in 1733 by James Oglethorpe.
appointed by the English Monarch to run a colony. Georgia had 3 (Reynolds, Ellis & Wright).
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