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Mid Term Study Guide Ga History
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Coastal Plain has fertile soil for farming, flat, and Atlantic coastline
Blue Ridge receives the most rainfall
Piedmont has half the states population w/ rolling hills
What are the characteristics of each region:
To protect the Ga's coastline and form a barrier between the mainland and Atlantic Ocean
What is the primary function of the barrier islands?
How many counties are in Georgia?
Live in large villages with mounds and temples, culture European arrival.
Describe the food and housing in the Mississippian time period.
Came to America with many soldiers and horses to look for gold. Killed many indians and brought diseases to them.
Who was Hernando De Soto?
God, Gold, and Glory
What were three main reasons countries were coming to the new world?
France- Fur trade
Spain- 3 G's
Great Britain- Colonization and Mercantilism
What three countries were wanted to come explore the new world and what was each country looking for?
Charity, Defense, Economics
What are the reasons for settling Georgia as a colony?
Translator between Oglethorpe and Tomochichi
Who is Mary Musgrove?
Because they were brave and fierce soldiers
Why did Oglethorpe recruit the Highland Scots the colony?
Upset colonists about laws in the colony
Who are the Malcontents?
The Trustees returned the charter back to the King and the laws were changed
What things changed from the trustee to the royal period in Georgia?
Repay dept from the French and Indian War
Why were taxes placed on the colonies?
Preamble, Grievances, Declaration
Describe the parts of the Declaration of Independence.
Patriot leader in charge of the Battle of Kettle Creek
Who was Elijah Clarke?
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