Colonial Georgia Timeline

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220px james edward oglethorpe by alfred edmund dyer John Olgelthorpe Set Sail to Georgia Olgelthorpe was given £5,000 to find new land in order to deposit criminals. There was so much criminals in jail that when they got full they dumped them into random cities in london. So the King granted him permission.
Images 3 Ogelthorpe Landed Olgelthorpe and his colonists landed on south Carolina on a ship named Ann.They were very close to Savannah Georgia.
M 11263 First Meeting 12Trustees attended the first meeting on July 20, 1732, at the Georgia office in the Old Palace Yard, which is very close to Westminister,Georgia
Images 4 Savannah, Georgia Olgelthorpe landed in what is now called Savannah, Georgia
Downloadedfile 2 Jews In 1733 agroup of jews settle in Georgia without permission but Olgelthorpe allows them to stay.
M 1123 Back Home Olgelthorpe returned home with his freind Tomachichi and his wife and nephew
Downloadedfile 3 Moravians Moravians went to Georgia, bringing the religion pacifists.
They opposedmilitary or violence.They ended up leaving Georgia in 1740
Timeline George Dunbar George Dunbar recruited 177 Highlanders from Scotland to take to Georgia
300px jameswrightbysoldi James Wright James Wright becomes an atourney general for South Carolina
Downloadedfile 4 Olgelthorpe Changes lgelthorpe returned and got less enthusiastic of the trustees desicions about ban on rum in 1742 and with the admission of slavery in 1750
Images 5 End to the Trustees The admission to slavery starts and the Trustee Period ends.
Downloadedfile 5 Royal Period Begins John Reynolds is elected and is the first royal govenor of Georgia. His leader4ship ended in 1756
Timeline More Land James Wright went to london to persuade thepeople increase landw
Timeline James Wright Again He returned in 1773 as Sir James Wright with royal approval but the creek Indians Were reluctant in giving up their land.
Images 6 Ban Trade With Brittain!!!!! Georgians attended a Provincial Congress in Savannah to decide to join the Continental Association
Downloadedfile 6 4th of July Baby!!!!!! George Walton, Lyman Hall, and Button Gwinnett signed the Declaration of Independence,bringing an end to the period of royal government.
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Georgia Colonization Timeline