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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?