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  • Oct 20, 1514

    Hernando de Soto

    Hernando de Soto was a Spanish explorer and conquistador who led the first European expedition deep into the territory of the modern-day United States. Hernando de Soto was born in Caballeros, Spain sometime around the year 1500. He was born to parents who lived in Extremadura, an area of great hardship and poverty. Like many young men at the time, de Soto longed to escape Extremadura and achieve military fame exploring new land.
  • Charter of 1732

    First twenty years of Georgia history are referred to as Trustee Georgia because during that period a Board of Trustees governed the colony. England's King George signed a charter establishing the colony and creating its governing board on April 21, 1732.
  • Georgia Founded

    Georgia was founded by James Oglethorpe. The
    first colonists left for America on the ship Ann in late 1732, and settled near the present site of Savannah, Georgia on 12 February 1733.
  • Highland Scots Arrive

    A group of Scots to arrive in North Carolina in a body was the so-called Argyll Colony of 1739, which came from the Highland county of Argyll and settled on the Cape Fear River between Cross Creek and the Lower Little River.
  • Austin Dabney

    Austin Dabney was a mulatto male who was born in 1756 in Wake County,NC.He was a slave who fought against the British in the American Revolutionary War. He saved the life of colonel Elijah Clarke.
  • Elijah Clark/Creek Battle

    Among the few heroes of the Revolutionary War from Georgia, Elijah Clarke was born in 1742.He was the son of John Clarke of Anson County, North Carolina. He married Hannah Harrington around 1763. As an impoverished, illiterate frontiersman, he appeared in the ceded lands, on what was then the northwestern frontier of Georgia, in 1773.
  • American Revolution

    The American Revolution was a political upheaval that took place between 1765 and 1783 and was known as the U.S War of Independence. And this war was waged by the American colonies against Britain influenced political ideas and revolutions around the globe, as a fledgling, largely disconnected nation won its freedom from the greatest military force of its time.
  • Constitutional Convention

    Constitutional Convention produced the U.S. Constitution. The Constitutional Convention happend at the Annapolis Convention. And delegates from five states called for a Constitutional Convention in order to discuss possible improvements to the Articles of Confederation.
  • Georgia Ratifies Constitution

    Georgia elected six delegates to the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia in the summer of 1787. Only four went. And only two signed the final document and that was Abraham Baldwin and William Few. Georgia called a special convention in Augusta to consider the proposed charter. The delegates voted unanimously to ratify the new U.S. Constitution, the fourth state to do so
  • Salzburgers Arrive

    The Salzburgers were a group of German-speaking Protestant refugees that emigrated to Georgia in 1734 to escape religious persecution.This announced the beginning of one of the most culturally distinctive communities in Georgia. James Oglethorpe, the founder of the Georgia colony, met them upon arrival and assigned them the piece of land that would become Ebenezer.
  • Elijah Clark/Kettle Cr.

    Elijah Clark was born in 1742 and was the son of John Clarke.Elijah was one of the few heroes of the Revolutionary War.Clarke charged in the rebel victory at Kettle Creek, Georgia.
  • Period:
    8,000 BCE
    1,000 BCE


    Throughout the Archaic period,the habitat slowly became warmer and drier. Several types of animals that had lived while the ice age became extinct, involving mammoths,mastodons and ancient bison's. In that event,people living across North America had to adapt to new conditions
  • Period:
    8,000 BCE


    The Mississippian people lived throughout the southeast and they grew a lot of small gardens. They used many simple tools.The time period lasted 800 to 1600 A.D
  • Period:
    1,500 BCE
    8,000 BCE


    The first human deal of Georgia was taken place in one of the most dramatic time of the weather change in current history.This is at the end of the ice age time period.
  • Period:
    1,000 BCE
    Oct 20, 900


    Woodland Indian tribes lived east of the plain Indians and they lived in the forest. So since they lived in forests they had fast ways to get resources.
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    John Reynolds

    John Reynolds was a white male who was born in 1713 in England.He was also Georgia's first royal governor from late 1754 to early 1757.John was a captain in the British royal navy and he served in the HMS Argyll on the home station
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    Henry Ellis

    Henry Ellis was a white male who was born in 1721 in County Monaghan,Ireland. Henry was an explorer, author, and a colonial governor of U.S. state of Georgia and Nova Scotia.He established a treaty with the Creeks but sadly the weather a huge impact on his health so he had tobe removed from governor and left georgia.
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    James Wright

    James Wright was a white male who was born May 8th,1716. He is known as being the Royal Colony's 3rd and last governor and severed from 1760 to 1782.Wright was a popular and able administrator and servant of the crown.