History of Georgia Timeline

  • Jan 1, 1000


    The time peorid is 12,000 years ago.
  • Jan 1, 1000


    This time peorid was 8000 BC- 1000 BC.
  • Jan 1, 1000


    This time peorid is 1000 BC -1000 AD.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1000 to


  • Mar 1, 1540

    Hornando de Soto

    Hornando de Soto
    He was a bad person. He died beside the Mississippi River. He went every where. He was looking for gold with a group.
  • charter of 1732

    charter of 1732
    The catholics banned, liquor dealers, and blacks. King george 11 arrived the charter
  • salzburgers arrive

    salzburgers arrive
    They came frome Austria. The cathilic releashed them away. When they got there they built. They had to move because of form lord was hard.
  • highland scots

    highland scots
    they was not scared of nothing at all. The reason why they wanted them is cause they used them as guards. They always wanted to fight everyone who came around. So thats all they wanted the highland scots for so theycan have some guards on the border.
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    john reynolds

    John as the first royal governor. He was a british royal captian in the navy. John Reynolds was a bad governor.
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    Henry Ellis

    Henry Ellis was the second royal governor. Ellis had a relationship with the creek indians(friendly). Had poor health so forced him out of office. He made Georgia grow economly and permitted slaverly.
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    James Wright

    James Wright was the third Royal governor. James was a good guy though he was bad. Arrested in 1776 by patirots and returned to london. James was a governor during the American Revoulution.
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    American Revoulution

    There were four reasons for the American Revoulution. The french an indian war so it was britian against french. Proclamation of 1763 there were issues by king george 111 forbidding, colonist to settle west of the proclamation line. Intolerable Acts was a short term cause. Declaration of independence short term cause it was on july 4, 1776.
  • Elijah Clark and Battle of Kettle Creek

    Elijah Clark and Battle of Kettle Creek
    Was a major encounter in the back country of Georgia during the American Revoulution War. Georgia back country would not come fully under British control. Until after the 1780 seige of Charlestown and he broke patirot forces in the south.
  • Austin Dabney

    Austin Dabney
    He was born a mulatra slave in wake county, North Carolina around the 1760s. Dabney became an artilleryaman in colonel Elijah Clarke's company. Dabney became the only African American to be granted land, fifty acres. His friendship between Dabney and the Harris family continued for the rest of Dabney's life.
  • Articles of confederation ratified by all 13 states

    Articles of confederation ratified by all 13 states
    On the day in 1781, the articles of confederation are finnaly ratified. The articles were signed by congress and sent to the individual states for ratification on november15,1777, after 16 months of one debate. Bickering for land for more than 4 years. Then the constitution started to begin.
  • University of Ga established

    Brought economy and wealth to the area. Athens Ga became the center of intellectual leaming in Georgia.
  • Constitutional Convection of 1787

    Was a meeting of all of the states in Philedaphia to discuss changes that needed to be made to the Articles of Condefederation. Rep.. from each state
  • Georgia ratified the new constitution

    Georgia ratified the new constitution
    Abraham Baldwin and Willam Few the 2 signers of the constitution, Georgia ratified the new constitution for selfish reasons. Wanted fed. government to havethe power to unite the country. Needed the federal government to help fight the natives to more west.
  • Invention Of Cotton Gin

    Invention Of Cotton Gin
    Invented by Eli whitney in April 1793. Machine that seperated the cotton seed from the fiber. Hundreds of hours of seperating cotton with small gains. Now you could produce 50lbs daily of clean otton. Cotton production became profitable. The south became dependent on slave labor.
  • Capital moved from Agusta to Louisville

    Louisville was the capital from 1796- 1807. Named in honor of King Louis xvl of France. Moved to keep the capital at a central location location georgraphically and population.
  • missouri compromise

    In 1819 the United States had 22 states. 11 were slave states and 11 was free states. In the house of Representive the free states had more representives than the slave states. 1819, the territory of Missouri applied for statehood as a slave state.
  • Dahlongea Gold Rush

    Gold was found in North Georgia summer of 1829. Benjamin Parks was said to have discovered gold while deer hunting near Dahlongea. Over 10,000 miners flocked to georgia. Single event that sped up the removal of the Cherokee from Georgia.
  • Indian Removal Act

    It was signed may 28, 1830 by President Jackson. The Act removed indians from the U.S. lands for land west of the Mississippi River ( Modern Day Oklahoma ). This was a forced moved, not voluntary. Resulted in the Trail of Tears.
  • Worcester vs. Georgia

    Supreme Court case of Samuel Worcester vs. the State of Georgia. Sam Worcester and 18 others refused to sign. All 11 Missioners were jailed and sentenced to 4 years hard labor. Filed a suit with the Supreme Court.
  • Trail of Tears

    Term used for the forced removal of the Cherokee Indians from Georgia. General Scott used federal troops ( 7,000 ) to round up more than 16,000 Cherokee ded from disease, starvation, and exposure to the cold on their journey . Cherokee Term: The trail where they cried '' Trail of Tears ''.
  • Compromise of 1850

    By late 1849, the population of California was over 100,000 that's enough to ask for statehood. 1850 there was 15 slave states amd 15 free slave states. California did not allow slavery. Senator Henry Clay of Kentucky proposed a compromise bill in early 1850.
  • Kansas - Nebraska Act

    The slavery issue would not die. As more people moved into the grassy plains west of Missouri and low, there was a need for a teritorial government. Abolitionists in other states promised to send antslavery settlers with guns into kansas. Most people in the new territories belonged to one of two groups: Proslavey or Free Soil.
  • Dred Scott Case

    1834 Dredd Scott, a slave was taken by his owner from the slave state of Missouri to the free state of Illinois. Later, they went to Wisconsin another fre state. When Scott and his master returned to Missouri, Scott filed a lawsuit claiming he was free since he had lived in a free sate. But he can't sue because he is a slave.
  • Antietam

    Northern and southern armies collided. On september 17, 1862. 23,000 soldjers died in that war. That battle was the army of Northerns Virgins first invasion into the North.
  • Gettysburg

    This battle was a turning point in the civil war. It was fought on july 1-3, 1863. It was the worlds bloodiest battle with 51,000 casulities. Alot of people died in that war.
  • chicamauga

    In the late 1863,forces moved against major in tennessee. Braggs army defeated the union forces. Bragg did not follow up on the union retreat. Bragg was a bad person to my opinion.
  • March to the sea

    Sherman destroyed all military. It took 2 months. On december 22, 1864, sherman sent wire to President Abraham Lincoln.them the war ended.
  • 13th Amendment

    Freed all slaves and baned slavery.
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    Mayor Hartsfield

    Hartsfield was also responsible for fostering Atlanta's image as "the city too busy to hate" . Hartsfield is credited with developing Atlanta's airport into a national aviation center and ensuring a good water supply with the completion of the Buford Dam.
  • Great Depresion

    One cause of the Great Depression was that the people of the United States had borrowed more money that they could afford to repay. This hurt the banks that had loaned the money and the business waiting for their payments. Business that did not get paid had to lay off workers. One final cause was the laissez-faire attitude of the American people and of American Government and business leaders.
  • Holocaust

    The Holocaust was the systematic, bureaucratic, state-sponsored persecution and murder of approximately six million Jews by the Nazi regime and its collaborators. "Holocaust" is a word of Greek origin meaning "sacrifice by fire." The Nazis, who came to power in Germany in January 1933, believed that Germans were "racially superior" and that the Jews, deemed "inferior," were an alien threat to the so-called German racial community.
  • Pearl Harbor

    This happened on the day December 7, 1941. It was in the navy stations in Hawaii. The Japanese came at 8:00 am. They ended at 10:00 am.
  • World War 2

    This was in 1943. They was fighting in Europe. A lot of young had to join the military. Women had to join to help[ them. Such as with the red cross.
  • Brown vs. The Board of Education

    was a landmark United States Supreme Court case in which the Court declared state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students unconstitutional. The decision overturned the Plessy v. Ferguson decision of 1896, which allowed state-sponsored segregation, insofar as it applied to public education.
  • Mayor Allen

    Mayor Allen began a lifelong commitment to progress and service at Georgia Tech by serving as student body president (School of Commerce 1933). As mayor of Atlanta (1962 - 1970), Allen guided the city through the turbulence of racial integration without the violence that was exploding elsewhere across the south.
  • Yazoo Land Fraud

    Yazoo Land Fraud
    Georgia extended west to the mississippi river and the yazoo river. Governor of georgia and legistures were bribed by private land companies to sell government land. It was estimated 30-50 million acres sold for 1 cent an acre. Georgia citizens were upset and voted them at office. Law was repealled. Those tht purchased land sued Georgia and the federal government paid for all the claims.
  • 14th amendment

    14th amendment
    Gave blacks full citizenship and equal treatment.
  • 14th Amendent

    14th Amendent
  • 15th Amendment

    15th Amendment
    gave black males the right to vote.
  • Georgia Secedses from the Union