Georgia history timeline project

Timeline created by jzackeryb2
  • Jan 1, 1000

    Paleo Period

    Paleo Period
    Paleo space
    during the paleo period THE PALEOINDIANS have traveled to the southeastand the bering strait from asia.they straveled around in icy and park-like envirment atracking more grazing animals like the wooly mammoth, giant mastodan, giant groud sloth, and giant tortoise. they hunted with arrowheads found today.
  • Jan 1, 1000

    archaic period

    archaic period the archaic indians or the ancient ones were nomadic hunters. they never rely on one source of food. they had relied on an abundance of food like bear, seeds, rabbits, birds, fruit, and lots of other sources. Animals sufficed for houses and clothes. whiles they didn't make any pottery they did weave baskets, and they did live in groups of 25 to 100 people.
  • Jan 1, 1000

    woodland indians

    woodland indians
    indians.orgEastern Woodland Indians are Native American indians that inhabit eastern part if u.s.Traditionally, Eastern Woodland Indians live in log homes. In which the older male kids were allowed to help build these given their father trained them. Although the males could build the females couldn't build, but could gather building materials for the men. like in building the fathers also teach their sons to hunt and fish.
  • Oct 27, 1498

    Hernando de soto

    Hernando de soto Spanish explorer and conquistador who led the first European expedition deep into the territory , Hernando de Soto and his army of Spanish men traveled through the Southeast in search of riches
  • James Edward Oglethorpe

    James Edward Oglethorpe
    James Edward Oglethorpe was a British general who hoped to resettle Britain's "worthy" poor in the New World.
  • charter of 1732

    charter of 1732
    The Charter of 1732 began the original colony of georgia, which was the last of the 13 colonies. still under british rule for the united states was not established, and because it was still a colony.
  • sail away

    sail away
    The petition was approved in 1732 As a result first group of colonists departed for the New World in November Oglethorpe led them.
  • Salzburgers arrive

    Salzburgers arrive
    The Georgia Salzburgers were a group of German-speaking Protestant colonists who founded Ebenezer, which today is known as Effingham County. In 1734, the group received support from King George II and his georgia trustees about right after being kicked out from their home in a CATHOLICS principality of Salzburg. they've survived multiple obstacles in europe and georgia to create a unique community
  • highland scotts arrive

    highland scotts arrive
    the highland scotts were a rough and tough group o people from scottland. one day these scotts pull up in georgia and ran into james oglethorpe while lookin for a place to settle.
  • austin dabney

    austin dabney
    Born in Wake County, North Carolina, in the 1760s, Austin Dabney moved with his master, Richard Aycock, to Wilkes County, Georgia, in the late 1770s. In order to avoid military service himself, Aycock sent Dabney to join the Georgia militia as a substitute. Serving as an artilleryman under Elijah Clarke, Dabney is believed to have been the only black soldier to participate in the Battle of Kettle Creek, one of the most significant battles in Georgia, which took place near Washington on February.
  • elijah clarke/ kettle creek

    elijah clarke/ kettle creek
    All of Georgia and most of South Carolina were taken over by the British in 1780. Elijah Clarke and thirty men passed through the Native American lands to continue the fight in the Carolinas. As a partisan, Clarke led frontier guerrillas in inflicting a major damage against the British and American Loyalists at Musgrove's Mill, Cedar Springs, Wofford's Iron Works, Augusta, Fishdam Ford, Long Cane, and Blackstocks.
  • university of georgia founded

    university of georgia founded
    The legislature's approval of the charter on January 27, 1785, made UGA the first university established by a state government and provided the framework for what would become the American system of publicly supported colleges and universities.
  • georgia ratifies constitution

    georgia ratifies constitution
    . The ratification process for the Constitution began that day, and ended when the final state, Rhode Island, ratified it on May 29, 1790, three years later. In addition to key events during the Constitutional Convention and afterward while the Constitution was before the states for their ratification.
  • capitol moved to louisville

    capitol moved to louisville
    Louisville was laid out in 1786 as the prospective state capital.The city of Louisville served as the state capital of Georgia from 1796 to 1806. Savannah had served as the colonial capital; but it was considered too far from the center of the growing state.
  • eli whitney and the cotton gin

    eli whitney and the cotton gin
    A cotton gin is a machine that quickly and easily separates cotton fibers from their seeds, allowing for much greater productivity than manual cotton separation.[2] The fibers are processed into clothing or other cotton goods, and any undamaged cotton was used for clothes. Seeds may be used to grow more cotton or to produce cottonseed oil and meal.
  • misouri compromise

    misouri compromise
    In the years leading up to the Missouri Compromise of 1820, tensions began to rise between pro-slavery and anti-slavery factions within the U.S. Congress and across the country. They reached a boiling point after Missouri’s 1819 request for admission to the Union as a slave state, which threatened to upset the delicate balance between slave states and free states.
  • dahlonega gold rush

    dahlonega gold rush
    Dahlonega, and soon spread through the North Georgia mountains, following the Georgia Gold Belt. By the early 1840s, gold became difficult to find. Many Georgia miners moved west when gold was found in the Sierra Nevada in 1848, starting the California Gold Rush. Dahlonega, and soon spread through the North Georgia mountains, following the Georgia Gold Belt. By the early 1840s, gold became difficult to find. Many Georgia miners moved west when gold was found in the Sierra Nevada in 1848.
  • worcester vs georgia

    worcester vs georgia
    was a case in which the United States Supreme Court vacated the conviction of Samuel Worcester and held that the Georgia criminal statute that prohibited non-Native Americans from being present on Native American lands without a license from the state was unconstitutional.
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    john reynolds

    Reynolds arrived at Savannah on October 29, 1754. Local residents met him with celebrations of bells and bonfires to express their hopes that he heralded a new era for the colony, in contrast to the Trustees' administration. Following instructions from the Board of Trade, Reynolds established a structure of royal government, including courts, a council, and the Commons House of Assembly. in the end Reynolds turned over his rule to henry Ellis.
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    henry ellis

    Henry Ellis, the second royal governor of Georgia, took over reign after john Reynolds. it all began when he was young boy. He left his irascible father to become a man of the sea. years after he had his own ship and crew. soon after this the king of england made ellis governor of georgia. but unfortunatly he had to leave georgia due to poor health. in which james wright took over office
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    james wright

    Wright's ties with Georgia began when the king appointed him the third royal governor of Georgia in 1760, after poor health forced Henry Ellis to leave the colony. Wright never doubted his duty to enforce the 1765 Stamp Act, which started the Revolutionary problem, and Georgia was the only colony that actually sold stamps. even though he popular and had determined leadership, Wright was powerless to stop the Revolutionary movement when armed conflict began in 1776. soon the british left savanah
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    american revolution

    The American Revolution was a political uprise that happened between 1765 and 1783 during which rebel colonists in the Thirteen American Colonies rejected the British monarchy and aristocracy, high-jacked the authority of Great Britain, and founded the United States of America.
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    constitional convection

    took place from May 25 to September 17, 1787 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to address problems in governing the United States of America, which had been operating under the Articles of Confederation following independence from Great Britain. it's chief intension was to create a new government rather than fix the existing one.
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    yazoo land fruad

    On January 7, 1795, Georgia governor George Mathews signed the Yazoo Act, which transferred 35 million acres in present-day Alabama and Mississippi to four companies for $500,000. To bring off this speculative coup, the leader of the Yazooists, Georgia's Federalist U.S. senator James Gunn, had arranged the distribution of money and land to legislators, state officials, newspaper editors, and other influential Georgians. Angry Georgians protested the sale in petitions and street demonstrations.
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    trail of tears

    The Trail of Tears commonly refers to a series of forced relocations of Native American nations in the United States following the Indian Removal Act of 1830. The removal included members of the Cherokee, Muscogee, Seminole, Chickasaw, and Choctaw nations, some of whom chose not to assimilate with American society, from their ancestral homelands in the southeastern U.S. to an area west of the Mississippi River that had been designated as Indian Territory. Some Native Americans who chose to stay
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    1996 atlanta olympics The 1996 Summer Olympics (french: les jeux olympiques d'été de1996) was a major international multi-sport event that took place in Atlanta, Georgia, with over 197 nations participating in these olympics.