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Aidan and Jake

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Transcript of Aidan and Jake

James Oglethorpe
Georgia was founded in 1732 by explorer James Oglethorpe and other colonist
Georgia History
Georgia was named after King of England George II.
The territory of Georgia was originally included in the Carolina patent granted to Lord Clarendon and his associates, but it was a region wild and unoccupied, except by aboriginal tribes at the time the proprietors surrendered their interest in it to the crown in 1729. The king could therefore choose to re-grant the territory to whom be pleased. But, at the same time, Spain laid claim to it, claiming it as a part of Florida.
The Economy
The economy in colonial Georgia was mainly based off of plantations which grew Variety of indigo, rice, and sugar.Georgia also traded and exported all of the things they grew. Like mentioned in the agriculture section, most of Georgia's money came from cash crops such as indigo, rice, and sugar.

Friendly faces in Georgia
Types of people live in Georgia-People that lived in in colonial Georgia included northern european
, Caribbean natives, Africans, people from the Mediterranean and some Native Americans. Georgia gained citizens from other colonies in the United States as well. It also saw Spanish influence as Spanish explorers moved into the region, bringing trade and Spanish traditions.

Thank you!
Why It Was Founded
The southern colonies were the warmest of three regions and this made it easy to survive in the winter back then. This climate makes it easy to grow crops and was ideally suited for plantations.
Come on down to Georgia!
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Religion
they were not dominated by a specific religion which gave religous freedom for baptist, Anglicans and others
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