Georgia History Timeline

  • Mar 1, 1540

    Hernando de Soto

    Hernando de Soto
    Soto was located in the South Eastern part of Georgia.Thousands of people died from the diseases which anyone could get.He killed many natives making them resenful.The epedition recorded the jouney providing information.
  • Mar 1, 1540


    They grew crops and relized on beans and corn. They didnt really hunt for food.They also painted pottery. Mississipan painted Indians lived in villages like homes.
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    Paleo hunted woolley,mammoths,large bison,wild horses.They used the animals for food,clothing,and tools.They also just dont stay in one place.They move from place to place.
  • Charter of 1732

    Charter of 1732
    King George ll granted a charter to Oglethorpe gruop as trustees for establishing the colony.Also papists,blacks,liquor dealers,and lawyers could not become colonist.Trustees feared settlers would not work if liquor was permitted.They wanted colonist to settle their differences out of court.And they didnt think lawyers would let them do that.
  • Georgia founded by James Oglethorpe

    Georgia founded by James Oglethorpe
    Oglethorpe prosed used a colony to the unfornatey poor,but worthy.People to help them with a new start.Also people went to jail if they couldnt pay their debts.Has friend Castell died of smallpox.
  • Salzburgers arrive in Georgia

    Salzburgers arrive in Georgia
    The Salzburgers arrived from Austria for religious reasons.They were being persecuted by the Catholics in Europe.James Oglethorpe provided them with land and they named it Ebenzer.They moved because the land was not good,and named their new home New Ebenezer.
  • Highland Scots Arrive

    Highland Scots Arrive
    The Scots arrived in Georogia.They are very strong men.And they came to protect the colony of Carolina.Also they were requied because of the defense of the colony.Which was in Florida were the spainsh controlled them.
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    John Reynolds

    John Reynolds a captain in the British royal navy,also served as Georgia's first royal governor.Reynolds established a structure of royal goverment, including commons Houseof Assembly,Council,and courts.He style of command quickly angered the council of different things.Then he refused to share his official instructions.Which outlined the new royal goverment in Georgia.
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    Henry Ellis

    Henry Ellis is they second royal governor of Georgia.Under the leadership of Ellis (1757-60) Georgians learned how themselves,and they have been doing so ever since.The Georgians greeted Ellis with enthusiam when he arrived in November 1760.Ellis and his cultivated the friendship of the needs of the Creek Nation.
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    James Wright

    Jame was the third and finally royal governor ao Georgia.He was a popular and able administrator and servant of the crown./His appointent coincided with a period of exponsion in Georgia.And then encouraged settlement of Georgia's frontier Royal government finally ended in Georgia when British evacuated Savannah on July 11,1782.
  • Austin Dabney

    Austin Dabney
    Austin who was an slave became a private in Georgia militia and fought in the against the British during the Revolutionary War. He was the only African American to be granted land by the state of Georgia.
  • Battle Of Kettle Creek

    Battle Of Kettle Creek
    The Battle of Kettle Creek was fought during the Amereican Revountion in 1779.Also 600 loyalist from Georgia and also from the Carolinas were camped on that creek.The battle was one of the most important battles of the revolutionary war in Georgia.
  • University of Georgia Established

    University of Georgia Established
    Athnes G.A. named because it was the center of learning in G.A. Also "Land Grant University" state gov't provides the land.UGA as America first state supported university (public).Abraham Baldwin was the first president.
  • Georgia Ratifies U.S Constitution

    Georgia Ratifies U.S Constitution
    The two people from georgia Abraham Baldwin and William Few signed the final document.With the three branches of goverment some of the other states thougt something was going to happen to them.Also the US was the four state that had been ratified.
  • Yazoo land fraud

    Yazoo land fraud
    The yazoo land fraud was when the Geogia sold illguly land with is today temesse and something else of privite land ampangs and got caught they had to pay all that money back and it was like 20,000,000 a lot.
  • Capital moves to Augusta to Louisville

    Capital moves to Augusta to Louisville
    The capital moves west,to stay centralized geographically and based on population.There was a state house opened in May.Named in honor of king Louis XVL of France.And they use the logo everytime for a number.
  • Missouri Comprimse

    Missouri Comprimse
    It was a compromise that kept the free and slave states happy.It made a balence between free and slave staes it made a insure that main would be a was the first of legislation.That helped make it set up bondaries for free states and share the states.It also started the missing would enter as a slave state and maine would be a free state.
  • Dahlonega Gold Rush

    Dahlonega Gold Rush
    Cherokee lost homes,land,and legal right and this were some effects.Benjamin Parks found gold in 1829 of Dahlonega.Cherokee land was placed under the state control also violence against Cherokee,no punishment.
  • Compromise of 1850

    Compromise of 1850
    The Southerens were afraid of losing power,and North was becoming more dominant. Also the compromise did things like admitted California a free state,abolished slavery in Columbia,and more.Calhon of South Calforonia criticized the compromise of 1850.He wanted that final result would be the end of the unoin if a better solution could not be found.
  • Kansas-Nebraska Act

    Kansas-Nebraska Act
    This allowed them to vote whether they wanted to be free or slave territories.The territories included five states Kansas,Nebraska,Montana,South Dakota and North Dakota.Allowed the residents to decide for themselves was called popular sovereignty.Those for and against slaverly quickly moved into Kansas territory sp they could vote on the issue.
  • Antietam

    On September 17,1865 the southern or confert armies called with the north.And the north won the antietam is located sharpburgs moral and it is known to many.As one o fthe bloodeist one day battle of the civil war.
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    Battle in Pennsylvania was an turning point in the civil war.It wasa fought July 1-3 1863 and resulted in a Union victory that ended general Robert E.Lee second invasion.It was the bloodiest battle with 51,000 casualtie.
  • 13th Amendement

    13th Amendement
    The 13th amendement meant that ther would be no slavery.The 13th amendment, which formally abolished slavery in the United States, passed the Senate on April 8, 1864, and the House on January 31, 1865. On February 1, 1865.
  • 14th Amendement

    14th Amendement
    On July 28,1868 the 14th amendement to the Union States Constitutions was ratified.And this meant everyone shall be treated equal.The amendment grants citizenship to "all persons born or naturalized in the United States" which included former slaves who had just been freed after the Civil War.
  • 15th Amendement

    15th Amendement
    The 15th Amendment to the Constitution of the United States rules out federal or state governments.And gives a citizen's right to vote based on race, colour, or previous condition of problems. This amendment took place right after the Civil War and was promoted by activists fighting for the abolition of slavery.
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    DATES:1000 B.C and A.D 800. They developed farming an agriculture.They harvest crops like sunflowers,squash,gounds,beans,and maize.Also they built villages along stream valleys where soil was soft.Bows and arrows were highly effective weapons.
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    Great Depression

    October 27,1929 the stock market crashed none had been as severe nor as long lasting before "Black Thursday" struck Wall Street. At first, economists and leaders thought this was a mild bump, perhaps a correction of the market, or in any case, no worse than the recession the nation suffered after World War I.
  • Black Tuesday

    Black Tuesday
    The stock market crash in the history of the United States. Black Tuesday took place on October 29, 1929 and was when the price of stocks completely collapsed. It was because of this day that the Roaring Twenties came to a stumbling halt and, in its place, was the Great Depression.
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    As the allied troops pushed into Poland,Austria nothing could have appaered.Six million jews were killed,they simbolize what they were.And why they weither they killed anyone.Who wasnt white with blond hair and blue eyes.They killed jews and lots of other people.
  • Brown vs. Board of Edcation

    Brown vs. Board of Edcation
    The segregtion of white and negro children in public schools of an state soloy on the basic thing of the race of the child.They had to go to different schools and seperated from each other.As for water fountains they had there owns.
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    The dates for Archaic were 8000 B.C to 1000 B.C. They used wide variety of small crudely fashioned spear points.Also ground tools from stone,including stone axes.They lived under rock shelters or in a pithouse.Archaic Indians developed improved techniques for fishing gathering and hunting changing environments.
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    Summer games

    Hosted the Centennial Summer Olympic Games, an event that was without doubt the largest undertaking in the city's history.The goal of civic leaders was to promote Atlanta's image as an international city ready to play an important role.